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1. (WO2019032351) SENSOR ELECTRODE PATTERNS FOR INPUT DEVICES
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SENSOR ELECTRODE PATTERNS FOR DEVICES RELATED APPLICATIONS This application benefit of United States Provisional Patent Application Serial August and United States Provisional Patent Application Serial filed February which are incorporated by reference in their BACKGROUND Field Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to electronic more to input devices having sensor electrode Description of the Related Art Input devices including proximity sensor devices may be used in a variety of electronic A proximity sensor device may include a sensing by a in which the proximity sensor device determines force motion of o more input Proximity sensor devices may be used to provide interfaces for the electronic Fo proximity sensor devices may be used as input devices for larger computing such as touchpads integrated or peripheral notebook or desktop Proximity sensor devices may also often be used in smaller computing as touch screens integrated cellular SUMMARY In one a sensing device comprises a plurality of sensor electrodes arranged within an array rows and the array defining an area having a top a first side edge connected with the top and a second side edge connected with the top first plurality yiass a plurality of and a plurality of routing The first plurality of vias is arranged a first and corresponds to a first column of the plurality of sensor electrodes adjacent to the first side The second plurality of vias is arranged in a second direction different than the first and corresponds to a second column of the plurality of sensor eiectrodes adjacent the second side Each of the piuraiity of sensor eiectrodes is configured to be coupled to a respective orse of the piuraiity routing traces through a respective one of the first plurality of vias and the second plurality of in a first row of the piuraiity of sensor a first via of the first piuraiity of is a first distance from the first side a first via of the second piuraiity of vias is a second distance from the second side a second row of the piuraiity of sensor a second via of the first plurality of vias is a third distance from the first side and a second via of the second piuraiity of vias is a fourth distance the second side The first distance is greater than the third and the second distance is greater than the fourth in another processing system comprises a sensor module configured to be coupied with a plurality sensor eiectrodes arranged within an array of rows and the array defining an area having a top a first side edge connected with the top and a second side edge connected with the top Eac of the plurality of sensor eiectrodes disposed in a first column of the coiumns adjacent to the first side edge is coupied to a respective routing trace through a respective one of a first plurality of vias arranged in a first Each of the piuraiity of sensor electrodes disposed in a second of the coiumns adjacent to th second side edge is coupled to a respective routing trace through a respective one of a second piuraiity of vias arranged in a second direction different than the first a first row of the a first via of the first piuraiity of vias is a first distance from the first side a first via of the second piuraiity of vias is a second distance from the second side a second row of the a second via of the first piuraiity of is a third distance from the side and a second via of the second plurality of vias is a fourth distance from the second side first distance is greate than the third and the second distance is greater than the fourth The sensor module is further configured to acquire resulting signals by driving the piuraiity of sensor electrodes with sensing anothe a method for operating a sensing device comprises driving one or more of a plurality of sensor eiectrodes to acquire resulting signals from a piuraiity of sensor and determining positionai information for input object based least in part on the resulting The plurality of sensor electrodes are within an array of rows and the array defining area having a top a first side edge connected with the top and a second side edge connected with top Each of the plurality of sensor electrodes disposed in a first column of the columns adjacent to the first side edge is coupled to a respective routing trace through a respective one of a first plurality of arranged a first Each of the plurality of sensor electrodes disposed in a second column of the columns adjacent to the second side edge is coupled to a respective routing trace through a respective one of a second plurality of vias arranged in a second direction different than the first a first row of the a first of the first plurality of vias is a first distance from the first side and a first via of the second plurality of vias Is a second distance from the second side In a second row a second via of the first plurality of vias is a third distance from the first side and a second via the second plurality of vias is a fourth distance from the second side The first distance is greater than the third and the second distance is greater than the fourth BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS So that the manner in which the above recited features of the present disclosure can be understood in a more particular description of the briefly summarized may be had by reference to some of which are illustrated in the appended It is to be that the appended drawings illustrate only exemplary and are therefore not to be considered limiting of inventive th disclosure admit to other equall effective Figure is a block diagram of an according to one or more Figure 2 a sensor electrode according to or more Figures 3A and 3B illustrate arrangements of vias and routing traces for an input according to one or more Figure 4 is a diagram of a sensor module according to one or more Figure 5 illustrates scan direction control for a plurality of columns of sensor according to one or Figure is a block diagram of a sensor module according to one or more Figure 7 illustrates a sensor electrode according one or Figure 8 illustrates portion a sensor electrode according to more embodiments Figure 9 illustrates portion of a sensor electrode according to one more Figures and illustrate corner portions of a of a sensor electrode according to one or more Figures 12 and 13 illustrate sensor electrode according to one more To facilitate identical reference have been where to designate identical elements that are to the it is contemplated that elements disclosed in one embodiment may be beneficially utilized other embodiments without specific The drawings referred to here should not be understood being drawn to scale unless specifically the drawings are often simplified and details or components omitted for clarity of presentation and The drawings and discussion serve to explain principles discussed where like designations like DESCRIPTION The following detailed description merely exemplary in nature and is to limit the disclosure or the applicatio and uses of the there is no intention to be bound by any expressed or implied theory presented in the preceding or the fallowing detailed Exemplary Device Turning now to the Figure 1 is a block of an exemplary device accordance with embodiments of The input may be configured to provide input to an electronic system used this the term broadiy refers to any system electronicaiSy Some examples of electronic systems include personal computers of all sizes and such as desktop laptop web book and personal digital assistants Additional example electronic systems include composite input such as physical keyboards that include input device and separate joysticks or key Further example electronic systems include peripherals such as data input remote controllers and and data output display screens and Other examples include remote and video game video game portable gaming and the Other examples include communicatio cellular phones such as and media and players such as music digital photo and digital the electronic system could be a host or a slave to the input The electronic system may also be referred to as electronic device 100 can be implemented as a physical part of the electronic or can be physically separate from the electronic As the input device 100 may communicate with parts of the electronic system using any one or more of and other or wireless Examples include Universal Serial Bus and In Figure 1 the input device 100 is shown as a proximit sensor device configured to sense input provided by one or more input objects 140 in a sensing region Example input objects 140 include fingers and as shown in Figure exemplary proximity sensor device may be a a touch a touch sensor device and the Sensing region 120 encompasses any space near the input device 100 which the input device 100 is able to detect user user input provided by one or more input objects The and locations of rticuiar sensing regions may vary widely from embodiment to some the sensing region extends from a surface of the device 100 in one or more directions into space until ratios prevent sufficiently accurate object The distance to which this sensing region 120 extends in a particular in various may be on the order of less than a or and may vary significantly with the type of sensing technology used and the accuracy some sense input that no contact with any surfaces of the input device contact with an input a touch of the input device contact with an input surface of the input device coupled with some amount of applied force or a combination in various input surfaces may be provided b surfaces of casings within which the sensor electrodes referred to herein as sensing by face sheets applied over the sensor electrodes or any some the sensing region 120 has a rectangular shape when projected onto an input surface of the input device The input device 100 may utilize any combination of sensor components and sensing technologies to detect user input in the sensing region The input device comprises one or more sensing elements for defecting user As several the input device may use optical Some implementations are configured to provide images that span or higher dimensional Some implementations are configured to provide projections of input along particular axes or some resistive implementations of the input device a flexible and conductive first layer is separated by one or more spacer elements from a conductive second During one or gradients are created across the Pressing the flexible first iayer may deflect it sufficiently to create electrical contact between the resulting in voltage reflective of the of contact between the These voltage outputs may be used to determine positional some inductive implementations of the input device one or more sensing elements up loop currents induced by a resonating coil or pair of Some combination of the and frequency of the currents may then be used to determine positional in some capacitive implementations of the input device voltage or current is applied to create an electric Nearb input objects cause changes in the electric and produce detectable changes in capacitive coupling that may be detected as changes in or the Some capacitive Implementations utilize arrays or other regular or irregular patterns of capacitive sensing elements to create electric in some capacitive separate sensing elements may be shorted together to form larger sensor Some capacitive implementations utilize resistive which may be uniformly Some capacitive implementations often referred to as sensing methods based on changes the capacitive coupling between sensor electrodes and an input In various an input object the sensor electrodes alters the electric field near the sensor thus changing the measured capacitive In one an absolute capacitance sensing method operates by modulating sensor electrodes with to a referenc and by detecting the capacitive coupling between the sensor electrodes and input Some capacitive implementations utilize often referred to as sensing methods based on changes in the capacitive coupling between sensor In various an input object near the sensor electrodes alters the eiectric field between the sensor thus changing the measured capacitive in one a transcapacitive sensing method operates by detecting the capacitive coupling between one or more transmitter sensor electrodes referred to herein or and one or more receiver sensor electrodes referred to herein as or Transmitter sensor electrodes may be modulated relative to a reference system to transmitter Receiver sensor electrodes may be held substantially constant relative to the reference voltage to facilitate receipt of resulting A resulting signal may comprise corresponding to one or more transmitte to one or more sources of other electromagnetic Sensor electrodes may be dedicated transmitters or or may be configured to both transmit and In Figure a processing system is shown as part of the input device The processing system is configured to operate the hardware of the input device 100 to detect input in the sensing region The processing comprises parts of or all of one or more integrated circuits other circuitry For a processing system for a mutual capacitance sensor device may comprise transmitter circuitry configured to transmit signais with transmitter receiver circuitry configured to receive signals with receiver sensor In some the processing system also comprises such as firmware software the In some components composing the processing system are located such as near sensing of the input device other components of processing system 110 are physically separate with one or more components close to sensing of input device and one or more components For the device may be a peripheral coupled to a desktop and the processing system 10 may comprise software configured to run on a processing unit of the desktop computer and one or another with associated separate from the processing As another the input device may be physically integrated in a and the processing system may comprise circuits and firmware that are part of a main processor of the in some the processing system is dedicated implementing the input device in other the processing system also performs other such as operating display driving haptic processing system may be implemented as a set of moduies that handie different functions of the processing system Each module may comprise circuitry that is a part of the processing system or a combination In various different combinations of may be Example moduies include hardware operation for operating such as sensor electrodes and display data processing modules for processing data such as sensor signals and positional and reporting modules for reporting Further exampie modules inciude sensor operation moduies configured to operate sensing to detect identification modules configured to identify gestures such as mode changing and mode changing modules changing operation in some the processing system responds to user input of user in the sensing region 120 directly by causing one or more Example actions inciude changing operation as well as GUI actions such as cursor menu and other In some the processing system 110 provides information about the input iack of to some part of the electronic to a central processing system of the electronic system that is separate from the processing system if such a separate central processing In some some part of the electronic system processes information received from the processing system to act on user such as to facilitate a range of including mode changing actions and GUI For in some the processing system 110 operates the sensing of the input device to produce eiectricaf signals indicative of input iack of in the sensing region The processing system 0 may perform any appropriate amount of processing on the eiectrical signals in producing the information provided to the electronic For the processing system 110 may digitize analog electrical signals obtained from the sensor As another the processing system may perform filtering or other signal As yet another the processing system may subtract or otherwise account fo a such that the information reflects a difference between the electrical signals and the As yet further the processing system may determine positional recognize inputs as recognize and the as used herein broadly encompasses absolute relative other types of spatial Exemplary positional information includes contact Exemplary positional information includes positions along an Exemplary information includes motions in a Exemplary positional information includes instantaneous or average velocities in Further examples include other representations of spatial Historical data regarding one or types of positional information may also be determined for historical data that tracks or instantaneous velocity over the device 100 is implemented additional components that are operated by the processing system or by some other processing These additional input components may provide redundant functionality for input in the sensing region or some other 1 shows buttons 130 near the sensing region 120 that can be used to facilitate selection of items using the input device Other types additional input components include and the in some the input device 100 may be impiemenied with other input some the input device 100 comprises a touch screen and the sensing region overlaps at least part a display For the sensing region 120 may overlap at least a portion of an active area of a display screen The active area of the display screen may correspond to a portion of the display screen where images are In one or more the input device 100 may comprise substantially transparent sensor electrodes overlaying the display screen and provide a touch screen interface for the associated electronic The display screen may be any type of dynamic display capable of displaying a visual interface to a and include any type of light emitting diode organic LED cathode ray tube liquid display electroluminescence or other The input device 100 and the display screen may share physical For some embodiments may utilize some of the same electrical components for displaying and As another the display screen may be operated in part or in total by the processing system The display screen may also be referred to as a display It should be understood that while many embodiments of the disclosure are described in the context of a fully functioning the mechanisms of the present disclosure are capable of being distributed as a program in a variety of For the mechanisms of the present disclosure may be implemented and distributed as a software program on bearing media that are readable by electronic transitory information bearing media readable by the processing system the embodiments of the present disclosure apply equally regardless of the particular type of medium used to carry out the Examples of electronically readable media include various memory memory memory and the Electronically readable media may be based on or any other storage Exemplary Sensor Device Figure 2 shows a portion of an exemplary of capacitive sensing pixels 206 referred to herein as capacitive pixels sensing to sense the sensing region 120 associated with a according to some Each capacitive pixel 205 may include one of more of the sensing elements described For clarity of illustration and Figure 2 presents the regions of capacitive pixels 205 in a pattern of simple rectangles and does not show various other components within the capacitive pixels one the capacitive sensing pixels 205 are areas of localized capacitance of corresponding sensor Capacitive pixels 205 may be formed between an individual sensor electrode and ground in a first mode of operation groups of sensor electrodes used a transmitter and receiver electrodes in a second mode of couplsng changes with the proximity and motion of input objects in the sensing region 120 associated with the capacitive pixels and thus may be as an indicator of the presence of the input object in the sensing region of the input The exemplary pattern comprises an array of capacitive sensing collectively as pixels arranged in X columns and Y rows in a wherein X and Y are positive although one of X and Y may It is contemplated that the pattern of sensing pixels 205 may comprises a plurality of sensing pixels 205 having other such as repeating arrays a single row or or other suitable as will be discussed in more the sensor electrodes in the sensing pixels 205 be any shape such as nonconcave As shown the sensing pixels 205 are coupled to the processing system and to determine the presence of lack an input object the sensing region first mode of at least one senso electrode within the capacitive sensing pixels may be utilized detect the presence of object via absolute sensing A sensor module 204 in processing is configured to drive a sensor electrode using a trace 240 in each pixel 205 with a an absolute capacitive sensing signal and measure a capacitance between the sensor electrode and the input object based on the absolute capacitive sensing which is utilized by the processing system or other processor to determine the position of the input The absolute capacitive sensing signal may be a modulated signal comprising a varying The various electrodes of capacitive pixels 205 are typically ohmicaiiy isolated from the electrodes of other capacitive pixels where a pixel 205 includes multiple the electrodes may be ohmicaiiy isolated from each That one or more insulators separate the sensor electrodes and prevent them from electrically shorting to each a second mode of sensor electrodes in the capacitive pixels 205 are utilized to detect the presence of an input object via sensing That processing system may drive at least one sensor electrode in a pixel 205 wth a transmitter signai and receive resulting signals using one or more of the other sensor electrodes in the pixel where a resulting comprising effects corresponding to the transmitter The resulting signai is utilized by the processing system or other processor to determine the position of the input The sensor electrodes that are driven with the transmitter signal are modulated by the transmitter signal relative to the sensor electrodes that receive the resulting in one both the sensor electrodes that are driven with the transmitter signal and the sensor eiectrodes that receive the resulting signals are The input device 100 may be configured to operate in any one of the modes described The input device 100 may also be configured to switch between the two modes described In some the capacitive pixels 205 are to determine these capacitive That in one one or more of the sensor eiectrodes are driven to transmit transmitter Transmitters may be operated such that transmitter electrode transmits at one or multiple transmitter electrodes transmit at the same Where multiple transmitter electrodes transmit the multiple transmitter eiectrodes may transmit the same transmitter signal and effectiveiy produce an effectively larger transmitter the multiple transmitter eiectrodes may transmit different transmitter For multiple transmitter electrodes may different transmitter signals according to one more coding schemes that enable their combined effects on the resulting signals of receiver electrodes to be independently The electrodes configured as receiver sensor eiectrodes may be operated singly or multiply to acquire resulting The resulting signals may be used to determine measurements of the capacitive couplings at the capacitive pixels other pixels 205 to determine these capacitive coupling includes driving with an absolute capacitive sensing signal and measuring the absolute capacitance of one or more of the In another the sensor electrodes may be operated such that the absolute capacitive sensing signal is driven on a sensor electrode in multiple capacitive pixels 205 at the same such an absolute capacitive measurement may be obtained from each of the one or more pixels 205 in one the input device simultaneously drives a sensor electrode in a plurality capacitive pixels 205 and measures an absolute capacitive measurement for each of the pixels 205 in the same sensing in various processing system may be configured to selectively drive and receive with a portion of sensor For the sensor electrodes may be selected based but not limited an application running on the host a status of the input an operating mode of the sensing device and a determined location art input The host processor may be central processing unit or any other processor of an electronic A set of measurements from the capacitive pixels 205 form a capacitive image or capacitive frame representative of the capacitive couplings at the pixels 205 as discussed Multiple capacitive images may be acquired over multiple time and differences between them used to derive information about input in the sensing For successive capacitive images acquired over successive periods of time can be used to track the of one or more input objects and within the sensing some one or more of the sensor electrodes in the capacitive pixels 205 include one or more display electrodes used in updating the display of the display in one or more the display electrodes comprise one or more segments of a common voltage also referred to as a a source drive gate an anode electrode or cathode or any other display These display electrodes may be disposed on an appropriate display screen For in display screens such as Plane Switching and to Lin Switching Organic Light Emitting Diode the display electrodes may be disposed on a transparent a glass TFT or other transparent other in display screens such as Patterned Vertical Alignment and Vertical Alignment the display electrodes may be disposed on the bottom of a color filter glass In one or more the display electrodes may be disposed an emissive layer of an OLED such an electrode that is used as both a sensor electrode and a display electrode can also be referred to as a combination since performs multiple Continuing to refer to Figure in various the processing system coupled to the sensing electrodes includes a sensor module 204 and a display driver module In one the senso module 204 comprises circuitry configured to drive a transmitter signal or an absolute capacitive sensing signal onto the sensing electrodes and receive resulting signals with the sensing electrodes during periods in which input sensing is one or more the sensor module 204 comprises a transmitter including circuitry configured to drive a transmitter signal onto sensing electrodes during periods in which input sensing is In one or more the transmitter signal is modulated and contains one or more bursts over a period time allocated for input The transmitter signal may hav an frequency and voltage which may be changed to obtain more robust location information of input object in sensing region The absolute capacitive sensing signal may be the same or different from the transmitter signal used in transcapacitance The sensor moduie 204 may be selectively coupled to one or more of the electrodes in the capacitive pixels For the sensor module 204 may be coupled to selected portions of the sensor electrodes and operate in either an absolute or transcapacitance sensing In another the sensor module 204 may be coupled to different sensor electrodes when operating in the absolute sensing mode than when operating in the transcapacitance sensing In various the sensor module 204 comprises sensor circuitry and the module is configured to receive a resulting signal with the sensing electrodes comprising effects corresponding to the transmitter signal during periods in which sensing is in one or more the sensor 204 is configured to receive resulting signai a sensor eiectrode is driven with an absolute capacitive sensing to determine changes in absolute capacitance between the sensor eiectrode and an input In one or more the sensor module 204 determines a position of the input object in the sensing region in one or more the sensor module provides a signai including information indicative of the resulting signal to another module or processor such as a determination module of the processing system or a processor of the electronic a host for determining the position of the input object in the sensing region one or more the sensor module comprises a plurality of where each receiver may be an analog front ends one or more capacitive sensing or input sensing and display updating may occur during at least partially overlapping For as a combination eiectrode is driven for display the combination eiectrode may also be driven for capacitive Overlapping capacitive sensing and display updating may include modulating the reference of the display device modulating at least one display eiectrode for a display in a time period that at least partially overlaps with when the sensor electrodes are configured for capacitive In another capacitive sensing and display updating may occur during also referred to as update various the update periods may occur between display line update periods for two display Sines of a display frame and may be at least as long in time as the display update In such the update period may be referred to as a long horizontal blanking period a distributed blanking In other the update period may comprise blanking periods and vertical blanking Processing system may configured drive sensor electrodes for capacitive sensing during any one or more of or any combination of the different update The dispSay driver module 208 includes circuitry configured to provide display image update information to the display of the display device during sensing display updating The display driver module 20β be included with or separate from the sensor module in one the processing system comprises a first integrated controller comprising the display module 208 and at least a portion of the sensor module The sensor module 204 may comprise a transmitter circuitry a receiver In another the processing system comprises a first integrated controller comprising the display driver module 208 and a second integrated controller comprising the sensor In yet another embodiment the processing system comprises a first integrated controller comprising a display driver module 208 and one of a transmitter circuitry and a receiver circuitry and a second integrated controller comprising the other one of the transmitter circuitry and receiver Exemplar Via and Routing Arrangements Figure 3A illustrates a arrangement of vias and routing traces for an input according to embodiments described The arrangement may be used in conjunction with other embodiments described such as the input device 100 and processing system depicted in Figures i and The input device may have an For the width of one or more of the ls devices including increasing the display screen size relative to th size of the In one or more an display may be characterized by including only a minimal bezel around several dimensions of the display or by omitting the bezel As the size of the display display of input devices to maintain portability of the input it can be beneficial to reduce bezel sizes for a particular form such that the display screen occupies a larger proportion of a of the input In such input the display area the sensing area substantially extend from one edge to another edge of the input one the display area the sensing area substantially extend from a first side to a second side edge and from a bottom edge to a top of an input various increasing the size of display screens or display generally corresponds to an sensing in one or more an input device having reduced bezels and an display may be referred to as or near input displays may also increase usability of the input as a larger sensing allows for more advanced gesture inputs and a larger display screen and different types of information to be In various arrangement 300 includes a plurality of sensor electrodes 304 that are within an arra of rows in one arrangement 300 includes 34 rows as Rows 1 and 18 columns as Columns 1 2 In other other numbers columns also In one each entry of the arra includes a sensor electrode in other one or more entries of the array may not Include a sensor electrode various while most of the sensor electrodes 304 may have a substantially same top surface area and a rectangular other shapes sizes are also possible within the The fop surface area corresponds to a surface of the sensor electrode that is configured to foe closer to an input surface of the input device than the other surfaces of the sensor In one or more the top surface area of each of the sensor electrodes may be considered to be if they are at least within manufacturing tolerances of each the top surface area of each of the sensor electrodes may be considered to be similar if they are at least within a threshold percentage of each For the top surface area of each of the sensor electrodes may be considered to be similar if they differ by more than from each In various array defines an area having a top edge a bottom edge a first side edge and a second side edge The area 302 may be a substantially contiguous In one the top edge 305 is substantially orthogonal to the first side edge and to the second side edge In other other relative orientations of the edges are also In some the first side edge corresponds to a left side edge of the input and the second side edge corresponds to a right side edge of In a first feature connects to edge 305 with the first side edge and a second comer feature connects the top edge 305 with the second side edge some the first corner feature and the second corner feature substantially follow the mechanical curved of the input in some the area 302 is substantially a rounded and each of the first corner feature and the second comer feature are in other the area 302 has a different such that the first corner feature and the second corner feature are For for an input a substantially the first corner feature and the second corne feature may each foe straight line between the top edge 305 and the respective first side edge and second side edge In another the first corner feature and the second corner feature are an intersection of the top edge 305 and the respective first side edge and the second side some one or sensor electrodes 381 382 that border the first corner feature and the second corner feature have a smaller top surface area a different shape than one or more sensor electrodes The electrodes 362 may be referred to as bordering sensor The bordering sensor electrodes may include any sensor electrode that is affected by a corner The sensor electrode 360 may include any sensor electrode is at least one row column removed from a bordering sensor The sensor electrodes 362 may be described as sensor electrodes having a top surface area less than the top surface area of top surface area the bordering sensor electrodes the sensor electrodes 362 may have a top surface area that is less than that of sensor electrodes disposed closer a center of area 302 than either of top edge side edge and sid 1 some the sensor electrodes 380 each have a rectangular shape and a similar top surface area with each while the bordering sensor electrodes 361 each have a circular edge shape matching edge of the corner features and a smaller top surface area than of the sensor electrodes In other the sensor electrodes 360 have a shape but one or more of the bordering electrodes 380 has a different top surface area than of another one of the sensor electrodes In various one or more of the bordering sensor electrodes 362 may have a top surface area that is similar to one or more of the other bordering sensor electrodes 360 and a shape that differs from one or more of the other sensor electrodes some the first corner feature and the second corner feature each span a single sensor bordering sensor electrodes 361 and In other a length radius of curvature of the first corner feature and the second corner feature may be such that the first corner feature and the second corner feature may extend across two or more sensor electrodes The arrangement 300 may be used in implementations of an input device having an As a in some the top edge the first side edge the second side edge may correspond to an of the The top edge the first side edge the second edge may include some curvature corresponding to the mechanical design of the input some the area 302 may be coextensive with an active area of a display The area 302 may define at one opening 330 The opening 330 may be included to provide additional functionality for the input For in the case of a smart a speaker device 335 a camera device 340 may be disposed within the opening Other types of input devices output devices may be included within the opening The 330 may also be referred to as a notch or a notch some the opening 330 is formed by removing materials from a of the sensor electrodes In some the opening is proximate or close to th top edge opening 330 may extend to the top edg the opening 330 may be inset from the top In one the opening 30 is surrounded by sensor electrodes on all The opening may extend across a group of one or more rows from the top edge In the opening 330 extends across 34 and partway across Row in one or more sensor electrodes 363 of the group may be having a smaller top surface area to accommodate the opening in one one or more of sensor electrodes 363 are combined with sensor electrodes of another For one or more of senosr electrodes 363 may be combined with one or more sensor electrodes of Row 3A shows several sensor electrodes 363 of Row 33 adjacent to the bottom edge of the opening 330 and each having a smaller top surface area than other sensor electrodes 364 in the same row or sensor electrodes of other rows which do not accommodate the opening some opening 330 extends across several neighboring in other the opening 330 may extend partway across one or more In such one or more of sensor electrodes 365 may be The shape size sensor electrodes 304 in one or more rows and columns proximate opening 330 will be described in the following in more In various the input device may include a portion 303 disposed at the bottom portion of the input in some the portion 303 is arranged between a bottom edge 306 of the area 302 a bottom edge 308 of the input In som the row of the array furthest from the top 305 defines the edge 306 of the area and the portion 303 may not extend beyond the bottom edge into the area In some the portion 303 corresponds to a portion of the input In some the material of the portion such as a glass material and other suitable may be used for mounting connecting a flexible printed circuit or connecting flex for in other the portion 303 may be In embodiments where there is no or nearly no portion the area 302 may extend from the top edge 305 to the bottom edge 308 of the input various each sensor electrode 304 of the array is coupled through a respective one or more of a pluraiity of vias 355 a respective one or more of a pluraiity of routing traces The pluraiity of routing traces 320 may be coupled the processing system or the sensor module 204 through a pluraiity of output pads which in some embodiments is arranged in the portion not all of the vias 355 routing traces 320 have been illustrated for various sensor 304 of the For various each routing trace is coupied to a corresponding sensing electrode through multiple in one the plurality of sensor electrodes 304 is formed in a first layer of a substantially such as and the plurality of routing traces 320 are formed of a metal material in a second layer disposed beneath the first to an input surface of the input in one or more the plurality of traces 320 are formed within one or more metal layers of a in various each of the of routing traces 320 may have a common For a routing trace coupled to a sensor electrode 304 proximate the bottom edge 308 of the area 302 and a routing trace that is coupled to a sensor electrode 304 proximate the top edge 305 may extend under a similar number of sensor electrode some vias 355 routing traces 320 are spaced furthest from a side edges of the at ieast one opening the routing traces 320 may not extend under the at ieast one opening in one or more one or more routing traces 320 extend from the processing to connect with the truncated sensor electrodes 304 through a corresponding via such and consistent the discussion the routing traces 320 vias 355 for a particular truncated sensor electrode 304 may be arranged according to a predefined direction D2 to increase a distance from the routing traces 320 vias 355 to an edge of the opening in various each column of the array corresponds to a respective pluraiity or a respective subset of vias 355 and to a respective plurality or a respective subset of routing traces In some each plurality or subset of vias 355 is arranged with a respective direction across the corresponding coiumn the The respective direction be selected a predefined first direction D1 and a predefined second direction The first direction D1 and the second direction D2 may be referenced to a predefined scan sequence of to sequentially scan the sensor electrodes 304 from top to bottom the routing traces 320 of a coiumn wit vias 355 arranged the first direction D1 are sequentially driven right to To perform a scan of sensor electrodes 304 for another column with vias 355 arranged in the second direction the corresponding routing traces 320 are sequentially driven from left to In some a plurality vias 355 that are arranged sn the first direction D1 a via in a row that is adjacent to the top edge 305 referred to herein as a first and a via is in a row that is furthest from the top edge 305 referred to herein as a second in the first and second rows are as Row 34 and Row For a plurality of vias 355 that are arranged in the second direction a is in first row Row and a via may be in the second row Row As the vias 355 may be arranged at about a midpoint of the row in the In some due to the presence of the first corner feature 1 and second feature it may be infeasible to arrange the vias corresponding to the columns proximate side edge side edge in the same direction as that of the vias disposed proximate center For it may be infeasible to arrange the vias corresponding to column 18 in the second direction D2 or to arrange the vias corresponding to column 1 in the first direction D1 as a via in one or more mores rows may fail outside the area 302 due to the corner As the vias corresponding to column 18 may be disposed in the first direction D1 while the vias corresponding to column 17 are disposed in the second direction the corresponding to column 1 are disposed in the second direction D2 and the vias corresponding to column 2 are disposed in the first arranging vias 355 away from the corner features can provide increased mechanical reliability and higher yield of the input some at least a column is adjacent the first side edge referred to herein a first a corresponding plurality of 355 referred to herein as a first plurality of are arranged the first direction at least a column that is adjacent to the second side edge referred to herein as a second a corresponding plurality of vias 355 referred to herein as a second plurality of are arranged in the second direction the first and second columns are as Column 18 and Coiumn In this a via 355 referred to herein as a first of the first plurality of vias which is located in the first column and row Row is further from the first corner feature than if the first plurality of vias 355 were arranged in the second direction a via 355 referred to herein as a second of the second plurality of vias which is located in the second column and row Row is further from the second corner feature than if the second plurality of 355 were arranged in the first direction the embodiments shown in Figure Column 17 has a plurality of vias 355 arranged in the second direction D2 and Coiumn 2 has a plurality of 355 arranged in the first direction In some alternate groups of more than column adjacent to the first side edge to the second side edge may have corresponding vias 355 arranged with the same In an arrangement 370 depicted in Figure two columns adjacent to the first side edge have vias 355 arranged the first direction and two columns 1 adjacent the second side edge have vias 355 arranged in the second direction Although the first direction and the second direction D2 have been described corresponding to a scan of sensor electrodes other arrangements of plurality of vias 355 are also For the plurality of vias 355 may be arranged such that the corresponding routing traces driven according to a predefined or scan the sensor electrodes 304 of the column in a sequence other than the routing traces 320 for a particular column need be driven in a or mentioned one more openings 330 may be in the area 302 proximate to the top In some to accommodate the or more openings a column adjacent to the opening 330 on a first side closer to the first edge referred to herein as third corresponds to a plurality of vias 355 referred to herein as a third plurality of that are arranged in the second direction a column adjacent to th opening 330 on an opposing second side closer to the second side edge 2 referred to herein as a fourth corresponds to a plurality of vias 355 referred to herein as a fourth plurality of that are arranged in the first direction the third and fourth columns are indexed as Column 12 and Column In a via 355 referred to herein as a third of the third plurality of vias which is located the third column and the first row Row is further from the opening 330 than if the third plurality of vias 355 were arranged in the first direction a via 355 referred to herein as a fourth of the fourth plurality of vias which is located in the fourth column and the first row Row is further from the opening 330 than if the second plurality of vias 355 were arranged in the first direction some whether or not the one or more openings 330 are in the area an arrangement of the plurality of vias 355 across the entire area 302 is symmetrical about a center line 345 of the sensor electrodes In one opening 330 may be centered about center line In other opening 330 may be positioned substantially left of or right of center line The center line 345 of the area 302 may coincide with a middle of the display screen or the display which is in in the embodiments of In the embodiments shown in the left half of the area 302 from the center Sine 345 has the arrangement where the plurality of vias 355 in Column are the first direction D1 while the respective plurality of vias 355 from Column 17 to the columns adjoining the center 345 are in the second direction As the arrangement with respect the left side the right half of the area 302 from the center line 345 has the arrangement where the plurality of vias 355 in Column 1 are in the first direction D2 while the respective plurality of vias from Column 2 to columns adjoining center 345 are in second direction the arrangement 370 shown in Figure 3B may also have the arrangement about a center Sine The plurality routing traces 320 may be coupled with the processing system or module 204 of the processing system through a plurality of output pads Within the area the plurality of routing traces 320 have an orientation is parallel to an orientation of the columns Figure along the Although for the routing traces 320 are depicted as extending straight into the plurality of output pads embodiments may include a region for the routing traces display electrodes such as source lines may connect with the processing system and extend the area the processing system 110 may include additionai output pads for coupling with display The output pads corresponding to the display electrodes may have an interleaved or arrangement with the output pads 350 coupled with the routing traces For a first group of the output pads 350 may be separated from a second group of the output pads 350 by the entire group of output pads corresponding to the display In one the output pads 350 may be arranged within portion the output pads 350 may be disposed within a common layer with the plurality of routing traces 320 or a layer different from that of the piurality of routing traces For the output pads 350 may be disposed on a common side of a display substraie or a different side of a display substrate from the plurality of routing traces In one or more the sensor electrodes are scanned in a consistent manner across the area For each column of the area 302 may be sequentially scanned from left to and the sensor electrodes 304 of each column may be sequentiall scanned from top to As different columns can correspond to vias 355 that are arranged in different the routing traces 320 for different columns may be driven in different sequences to the desired sequential scan of sensor electrode from top to some and as further discussed the processing is configured to select a predefined or other predefined scan sequence for driving the routing traces 320 of a particular column to the different arrangements of vias Exemplary Multiplexing Schemes Figure 4 is a block diagram of an exemplary according to embodiments described The senso module 400 may be used in conjunction with other embodiments described such as the input device 100 and processing system 110 depicted in Figure and the arrangements 370 in Figures In various the sensor module is operable with a pluralit of sensor electrodes arranged within an array of rows and some the sensor module 400 comprises at least analog and one AFE is shared among a plurality of sensor electrodes in the same column via at least one In on or more the sensor module 400 comprises a plurality of analog to and to AFEs each of which configured to acquire eapacitive measurements using one or more coupled sensor I some each AFE includes an converter any suitable and may include filtering or othe signal conditioning The sensor module 400 may further comprise switching circuitry 415 configured to select which AFEs 410 are connected to which sensor The switching circuitry 415 may comprise a plurality of multiplexers multiplexer configured to select and couple one of a plurality of sensor to a respective one of the AFEs In some each of multiplexers 420 is a configured to couple a selected one of four sensor electrodes to a respective AFE Other multiplexer ratios are also The multiplexers 420 may be configured to select sensor electrode using a combination of row control signals 430 row column control signals 435 The switching circuitry 415 may comprise row control circuitry 425 that is configured to receive the plurality of row control signals 430 to a plurality of and the plurality of the control signals 430 ordering selected based on a direction signal 440 The direction control signal 440 may be generated by a processing the processing system in 1 and in some one state of the direction control signal the control signals 430 are applied the original and in the other state of the direction control signal the row control signals 430 are applied in the reverse In this the sensor module 400 may scan sensor electrodes according to a desired despite different arrangements of vias routing traces as discussed in Figure For the original order of the direction control signal 440 and the row control signals 430 may be used to scan through sensor electrodes 304 having vias 355 disposed in first direction D1 and the reverse order of the direction control signal 440 and the row control signals 430 may be used to scan through sensor electrodes 304 having vias 355 disposed in the second direction D1 In the embodiment of Figure a single AFE 410 is shared between four electrodes from the and selection is controlled using four row control signals The in which row control signals 430 are asserted determines the scan direction within this subset of sensor electrodes in the some other electrodes electrodes that are not routed to AFEs are routed to a first signal 445 for columns or a second signal 450 for In embodiments where arrangements of routing traces differ for different for example as in the arrangement 300 of Figure 3A and the arrangement 370 of Figure driving the routing traces of different columns in the same way can result in different scan For a scan direction in one column may be and a scan direction in column may be by introducing another level of control using the direction control signal 440 for two adjacent columns or a pair of columns and Column which applies a swap on the original row control signals the scan direction can be made consistent between column to another having a reversed arrangement of a swap on the original row control signals 430 may be used to have a consistent scan direction between columns and and between columns 1 and 2 of and between columns and 16 and between 3 and 2 of one or more for the of when is the sensor electrode corresponding to the via connection is controlled through row and the sensor electrode corresponding to the via connection is controiled through row When is the sensor electrode with the via connection is controiled through row and the sensor electrode corresponding the via connection is controiled through row In the scan direction may be controiled for each individual column instead of each pair of columns or multiple to of via location with respect to irregular features of the such as a corner feature and an opening located in an area defined by the sensor the corner features and the opening 330 in Figure a direction control signal 440 may be provided per column pair when the corresponding circuitry of sensor module For the N OS and P OS switches included in the multiplexers 420 are symmetrical between Column and Column which halves the number of control signals as the and PMOS switches turn on using symmetric More for number of N direction control signals 440 are In some when the edge of the glass cutout at an opening fails between Column and Column column 11 and column a preferred arrangement of the vias forms a where the sensor electrodes are connected through th vias in Column and through the vias in Column For a predefined electrode scan direction from is set at a logic low some when the edge of the glass falls to the left of Column column or to the of Column column the via arrangement forms a where the same sensor electrodes are connected through the vias in Column and through the vias in Column To maintain the same scan is now set at a logic high Diagram 500 of Figure 5 various example scan directions for different columns For a first column a corresponding direction control signal is at a The first column pair may refer to columns and 17 of 3A columns 17 and 18 of Fo the first column pair the level corresponds to a scan direction a column and a third column pair corresponding direction control signals are at a level also corresponding to a scan The second column pair third column may correspond to columns 9 and 10 of Figure 8 is a block diagram an exemplary sensor module having according The sensor module may be used in conjunction with other embodiments described such as the input device 100 and processing system depicted in Figure and the arrangements 370 depicted in Figures in some the sensor module is operable with a plurality of sensor electrodes arranged within an array rows and In one or more sensor module 800 comprises a plurality of analog to AFEs each of which is configured to acquire capaciiive measurements from one or more coupled sensor The sensor module 600 may further comprise switching circuitry 615 configured to select which AFEs 805 are connected to which sensor The switching circuitry 615 may comprise a plurality multiplexers multiplexer configured to select and couple one of a plurality of sensor eiectrodes to a respective one of the AFEs In some each of the multiplexers 610 is a multiplexer configured to couple a selected one of two sensor electrodes to a respective AFE The multiplexers 610 may be configured to select a sensor electrode using a combination of row control signals 430 column control signals 435 The switching circuitry may comprise row control circuitry that is configured to receive the plurality of row control signals 430 corresponding to a plurality of and output the plurality of the row control signals 430 with ordering selected based on a direction control signal 440 The direction control signai may be generated by processing the processing system in 1 and in some each AFE 605 is configured to be selectively connected with sensor electrodes from Column and Column The direction control signai operates to control the scan and the circuit symmetry occurs within a set of sensor electrodes belonging to the same AFE The and P OS switches within the multiplexers 610 are symmetric between the first two electrodes of Column and the second two electrodes of Column 2n going info the same AFE in one or more the sensor module provides an efficient use of AFEs that are during transcapacitive In sensor module sensing may be performed on the sensor electrodes of one column using one AFE while driving occurs on the sensor electrodes of other column without requiring the other AFE to as compared to the sensor module for arrangements have a number of rows that is divisible by 2 and not the sensor module improves the granularity of the number of rows supported without requiring the last row assigned to a partial set belonging to the same as the sensor module 800 couples to the sensor electrodes in multiples of 2 as compared to senor module which couples to the sensor electrodes in multiples of the sensor modules 400 and 800 allow for the use of a common AFE simultaneously across multiple sensor electrodes shorting those sensor electrodes or proximity image sensing may be Exemplary Sensor Electrode Patterns Figure 7 illustrates sensor electrode pattern 700 having sensor electrodes 705 disposed in an array of columns and rows configured to sense in a region associated with a according to some As described with regard to Figure the sensor electrodes 705 may be communicatively coupled processing system Processing system 110 may operate the sensor electrodes 705 in a transcapacitive sensing mode or absolute sensing mode to determine positional information for input objects within sensing region In one processing system operates the electrodes 705 using a combination of transcapacitive and absolute sensing modes to determine positional information for input objects within sensing region in various the array defines an area having top edge 730 and side edges 725 and The area may be a substantially contiguous The top edge 720 and side edges 725 and 730 are connected with the top edge at corner regions 710 and in one sensor electrodes and disposed proximate regions 710 and In one the corner region includes a rounded corner with a convex In other the corner may include other Sensor electrodes 705 and may have a shape corresponding to corner regions 710 and In another sensor and have a shape different than that of corner regions 710 and For the corner region may have a rounded but the sensor electrodes 705 and may have a linear As illustrated in Figure the sensor electrodes 705 and may be in at least one of size and shape from that of a sensor sensor electrode sensor electrode proximate a center region of the sensor electrode pattern one the sensor electrodes 705 and are different both size and shape from sensor electrodes 705 For the sensor electrodes 705 sensor electrode may differ senso electrode sensor electrode in at least one of top surface area and relative to a top surface area each sensor Figure 8 illustrates a portion sensor electrode pattern 800 having sensor electrodes 805 and an opening comprising a notch region to one o more Sensor electrodes 805 may be communicatively coupled to a processing system processing system and operated in a transcapacitive sensing mode an absolute capacitive sensing mode to determine positional information for input objects within sensing region sensing region Sensor electrodes and are disposed proximate notch region 810 have a side with one or more curved portions corresponding the shape of notch region In one or more the sensor electrodes and may have a single curved As is mentioned one or more of a and sensing device may disposed within notch region Notch region 810 may correspond to a cutout formed in array of sensor one or more not region 810 corresponds to a cutout of the display not region 810 may corresponds to a cutout in or more the glass layers the display Figure 9 a portion of sensor electrode pattern 900 according to some The sensor electrode pattern 900 sensor electrodes 905 having varying sizes and The size of the sensor electrodes across sensor electrode pattern 900 may be varied to balance measurements of changes in capacitance from each of the sensor In some the top surface area of the sensor electrode corresponds to the amount of the change of capacitance determined from each of the sensor As electrodes with smaller areas will have a smaller change in capacitance as compared to sensor electrodes with large With reference to Figure sensor electrode has a smaller area than that of sensor electrode the change in capacitance determined from sensor electrode will be smaller than that of for the sized input By increasing the top surface area the sensor a corresponding measured change in capacitance of each of those sensor electrodes is also be by decreasing the differences in area between the sensor the differences measured changes in capacitances across the sensing electrode pattern may be equalizing the response of the sensor electrodes in the sensor electrode In one one or more sensor electrodes have a curved side and a reduced area as compared to other sensor those sensor electrodes may also have a different than one or more other sensor in various the is used to determine the location of input object with reference to the sensor and the the location of the input objects may be incorrectly Further the is relative to the top surface area of each in various the sensor electrodes are comprised of dispiay and as orientation of the sensor electrodes corresponds to the gate the source and the boundaries of the dispiay such sensor electrodes having different areas cause a varying brightness across the by varying the width and height of the sensor electrodes to create sensor electrodes with similar the display brightness may be balanced in addition to the responsiveness of the sensor electrodes across the electrode in the embodiment of Figure the geometric irregularity of corner electrodes electrode may be obscured by varying the sensor electrode heights and widths across the sensor electrode For the height of the sensor electrodes may vary along each column of sensor electrodes from a center region region to a top bottom The width the sensor electrodes may vary along each row of sensor electrodes from a center region center region a side the height and width of electrodes may vary along a diagonal from a center region center region to a corner region comer region other the height width of sensor electrodes may vary across the sensor electrode pattern to account for sensor electrode disposed at locations other than corner regions of the sensor electrode For in one or more the sensor electrode pattern 900 include a notch region disposed proximate a center of the top Example notch region is illustrated in Figure in such senso proximate the notch region vary in width height as compared to sensor electrodes disposed closer to a center region of the sensor For sensor electrode sensor electrode sensor electrode and sensor electrode may have a width height that differ from a sensor electrode closer to a center region of sensor electrode The height width of the sensor electrodes ma gradually increase for at least the sensor electrodes disposed between the notch region and the center By varying the height the differences in the top surface area between electrodes be in one for sensor pitch sizes and where is a index siarting at a corner of the sensor eiectrode the sensor size graduaiiy vary across the sensor eiectrode The gradient pitch may be given by where is the size of sensor eiectrode and a factor indicating the order of The total sum matches the portion of sensor eiectrode pattern on which this gradient pitch is is the number of a sensor electrode within this of electrode while is matched as closely as possible to the total area of this portion divided by or a number of sensor electrodes this For these the scale factor is solved for wher A resulting in a sensor electrode pattern having a sensor pitch with a small in one sensor electrodes disposed aiong a diagonal of the sensor electrode pattern differ in size by the gradient remain of a similar For the sensor electrodes along the diagonal may have a square but varying is Sensor electrodes along a row common column in width height and shape based on the gradation factor defined by the scale In one the top surface area of each sensor eiectrode at about of the top surface area of a nominal sensor The nominal sensor eiectrode may be a sensor electrode disposed proximate a center region of the senor eiectrode For the nominal sensor electrode may be sensor electrode disposed within center region and correspond to column and the sensing In one the top surface area of each sensor electrode is at least about of the top surface area of a nominal sensor eiectrode and less than or to about the top surface area of the nominal sensor In other the top surface area of a sensor electrode may be the range of to of the top surface area of the nominal senor In embodiments where the sensor electrode pattern has one or more sensor electrodes irregular the and metrics are conversely related to each For increasing the of sensor electrode increasing and y to match that of sensor electrodes and elongates sensor electrodes and or increases the deviation of the corresponding As illustrated in Figure sensor electrode is disposed proximate a corner region of sensor electrode pattern the sensor electrode has a size shape that differs from sensor electrode which is disposed proximate a center portion of sensor electrode pattern sensor electrodes and differ in at least one of size and shape sensor electrode In one the sensor electrodes and differ in both size and shape from sensor electrode one the sensor electrodes gradually vary at least one of top surface area and between sensor electrodes disposed proximate a center region 935 of the sensor electrode pattern 900 and sensor electrodes disposed proximate a top edge 920 and a side edge 925 of the sensor electrode For sensor electrodes proximate side edge 925 may have a width greater than the width of sensor electrode the width of sensor electrodes disposed between center region 935 and side edge 925 gradually increases such that a sensor electrode disposed closer to side edge 925 will have a width greater than that of a sensor electrode disposed closer to center region The height the sensor electrodes disposed closer to side edge 925 may be smaller than sensor electrodes disposed to center region electrodes proximate top edge 920 have a height greater than that of sensor electrodes disposed closer to center region For the height of sensor electrode is greater than the height of sensor electrode The height of sensor electrodes may increase gradually from the center region 935 to top edge other the height may increase gradually from top edge 920 to the center region In one or more the width of electrodes disposed closer to top edge 920 is less than the width of sensor electrodes proximate center region The width of sensor electrodes may gradually decrease from the center region 935 to top edge in other the width may increase gradually from top edge 920 to the center Sensor electrode disposed proximate corner region 980 may vary at one of width and height from sensor electrodes disposed proximate center region 935 For sensor electrodes and may have a height and a width greater than the height and width of sensor electrode disposed proximate the center region one the top surface area of and greater than the top surface area of sensor electrode sensor electrode as sensor electrodes and are have a different shape sensor electrode the of sensor electrodes and relative to their top surface area is different than the of sensor electrode relative to its top surface one sensor electrodes a common row with sensor electrode have a common in one sensor electrodes a common column with sensor eiectrode have a common in other sensor electrodes in a common row may have a different width sensor eiectrode sensor electrodes in a common column may have a different height than sensor electrode sensor eiectrode is in a common row with sensor electrode and has similar height as sensor eiectrode the width of sensor eiectrode is greater than the width of sensor eiectrode in some sensor electrode in a common column with sensor eiectrode has a width as sensor electrode the height of sensor electrode is greater than the height of sensor eiectrode Sensor electrodes disposed along a diagonal from center region 935 toward corner region 940 have a common but may varying one the top surface area of each sensor eiectrode within sensor electrode pattern 900 is at ieast of the top surface area of sensor eiectrode In the embodiments of Figures 10 and 11 the corner electrodes are partitioned along a diagonal As shown in Figure the corner electrodes and are partitioned along a straight As shown in Figure 11 the corner electrodes are a varying the varying pattern is a in other other patterns may be the varying pattern may correspond to the boundary of subplxeis located under the sensor sensor electrode and have a rounded side and an angied where the angied is at an with a top edge of the sensor electrode The angle may be any angle less than 90 degrees with reference to the top in one the angle is a 45 degree angle with reference to the fop Corner sensor eiectrodes partitioned along a divide the corner area into one or more sensor For the top surface area occupied by sensor electrode of Figure 9 is divided equally sensor electrodes and or sensor eiectrodes and by partitioning the sensor electrodes along a diagonal at the the of the sensor eiectrodes is further equalized relative to the top surface area of each sensor electrode across the corresponding sensor electrode in one the top surfac areas of and are similar and the top surface areas of and are in other the top surface areas of and differ and the top surface areas of and a approach to forming corner sensor electrodes as is shown Figures 10 and 11 may be applied to sensor eiectrodes and In such an the top surface area of sensor electrode may be divided into two separate electrodes with a portion of that area being absorbed by sensor electrode a portion being absorbed by sensor electrode Figure illustrates sensor electrode pattern 1200 having senso eiectrodes As iliustrated in sensor electrode pattern at ieast one sensor electrode sensor electrode 1205 has a side that corresponds to a For the sensor electrode has a rounded the width of electrode has been increased to equalize the top surface area of the sensor electrode with respect to the other eiectrodes within the sensor electrode pattern the illustrated the width of sensor electrode may be set to equalize the top surface area of the senso electrode to a nominal electrode in the sensor electrode In one the sensor electrode is a sensor electrode located near a center region of the sensor electrode Each of the sensor electrodes disposed in the first row have a substantially similar As to equalize the top surfac areas among the first row of sensor the size of those sensor eiectrodes with respect to the other sensor eiectrodes within the sensing pattern is in one the width of electrode 1205 maybe the width of the other sensor electrodes within the top row may be decreasing the top surface area of the those sensor For the top surface area of sensor electrode and may be decreased while the top surface area of sensor electrode one at least two of the sensor electrodes in row differ another each of the sensor eiectrodes in row differs in top surface area of each sensor electrode in is at least about of the top surface area nominal sensor where the nominal sensor electrode may be an unaltered sensor electrode with a nominal area and the of each sensor electrode relative to their top surface area in row 1210 may differ from the other sensor eiectrodes in the sensor electrode The corresponds to the shape of the sensor electrodes arid as the width of the sensor electrodes in row 1210 is the may also in one the of each sensor electrode in row relative their top surface area differs from the of a nominal sensor electrode relative to its top surface the for each sensor electrode in the row 1210 relative to their top surface area may be similar or at least one the sensor electrodes in row may have a different relative to their surface than that of another sensor electrode row As each the sensor electrodes row 1210 may be disposed such that they are eiectrodes another row embodiment electrodes may have their shifted relative to their top surface area as with to the of other eiectrodes relative to their top surface For each sensor electrode 1210 overlap at least two sensor electrodes row such the sensor eiectrodes of 1210 are staggered with respect to the sensor electrodes of In one more electrodes may be referred to as being positional offset with one or more sensor The amount that the sensor eiectrodes of row 1210 are out of phase with the sensor electrodes of row 1220 may correspond to width of each sensor electrode of row other one or more sensor eiectrodes in other regions of the sensor electrode pattern 1200 vary in top surface area from the other sensor electrodes and may be disposed with at one other sensor Row includes sensor electrodes Sensor electrode has a rounded side corresponding to a corner region of the sensor electrode to normalize the top surface areas of the sensor the width of sensor electrode is greater than the width at least one other sensor For the width of sensor electrode is greater than the width of sensor electrode and sensor electrode The width of sensor electrodes 1205 be such that each sensor eiectrodes has a common top surface or the widths may such that at least one sensor electrodes has a different area than another sensor In one the top surface area of each sensor electrode row 1210 is at about of the top surface area of a nominal sensor In other the top surface area of a sensor electrode is the range of to of the top surface area of the nominal senor In one or more the size of the sensor electrodes 1205 may gradually across the sensor electrode pattern as described with regard to Figure one or more rows of sensor eiectrodes are disposed wit another row of sensor while the size of the sensor electrodes gradually varies from a center region to an edge of the sensor electrode Figure 12 further illustrates traces 1230 coupled to the sensor electrodes 1205 through While the routing traces are shown as having varying in one the length of each trace may be As is illustrated in Figure a first set of routing traces are coupied to sensor electrodes and a second set of routing traces are coupled to sensor electrodes the sets of routing traces are coupled to the corresponding sensor electrodes a substantially uniform For each sensor electrode of row 1220 is symmetrically coupied to corresponding routing though the sensor electrodes row are with the sensor electrodes of row the sensor electrodes of row 1210 are coupled to corresponding routing traces such that symmetric routing of the other sensor electrodes is not For sensor electrode is coupied to a routing trace that is disposed between the routing trace coupied to sensor electrode and the routing trace coupled to sensor electrode In one as compared to the embodiments illustrated in Figures 3A and the routing traces illustrated in the embodiment of Figure 12 are aii disposed along a in other the routing traces illustrated in the embodiment of may be using similar techniques as illustrated in Figures 3A and one sensor electrode is the sensor electrode closest to a bottom edge of the sensor sensor electrodes and are coupled to routing traces disposed similar to the routing coupled to sensor electrode For sensor electrode is coupied to a routing trace that is disposed between sensor electrode and sensor electrode sensor electrode is coupled to a routing trace that is disposed between sensor electrode and sensor electrode and sensor electrode is coupled to a routing trace that is disposed between sensor electrode and sensor electrode one or more routing traces 1230 and corresponding vias may be arranged according to the embodiments illustrated in and corresponding while each routing trace is illustrated as being coupied to each sensor electrode through a single various each routing trace is to each sensor electrode through at least two sensor electrode be formed simila to that of the sensor electrodes illustrated in Figures and For sensor eiectrode may be altered to include a portion sensor electrode separate electrode formed with the other portion of sensor electrode The portions may be the same or different the division between the portions may be on a diagonal as shown in Figures 10 and Figure 13 illustrates sensor electrode pattern 1300 having sensor electrodes 1305 and opening Sensor electrodes and have a side that corresponds to a corner region of the sensor electrode pattern and sensor electrodes and have one or more curved or rounded sides that correspond to the shape of opening Sensor electrodes with a rounded have a decreased area as compared rectangular sensor electrodes with similar height and one increasing the width height of sensor decreases the differences in area of the sensor electrodes across the sensor electrode The width for sensor electrodes and with respect to other sensor electrodes of the sensor electrode pattern 1300 has been increased to increase the top surface area of the corresponding sensing the width of sensor electrodes with respect to other sensor electrodes of the senso electrode pattern has to increase top surface of the sensing the width of sensor electrodes with respect to other sensor electrodes of the sensor electrode pattern has been decreased to accommodate the increase in width of sensor electrodes and The width of sensor electrodes with respect to other sensor electrodes of the sensor electrode pattern 1300 has been decreased to accommodate the increased width of sensor electrodes and In one the top surface area of each sensor electrode is about of the top surface area of a nominai sensor in other the top surface area of a sensor electrode is in the range of to of the top surface area of the nominal senor In such the sensor electrode correspond to a sensor electrode proximate the center of the sensor electrod Sensor electrodes and have an upper edge that corresponds to the shape of the notch area As the height of sensor electrodes and has been increased with reference to the other sensor electrodes within the sensor electrode pattern to correspondingly increase the top surface area of the such that they have an area substantially similar to the other sensor electrodes of the sensor electrode pattern the height of sensor electrodes is reduced such that they remain aligned wit the other sensor electrodes of the same The top surface area of sensor electrodes and is than that of sensor electrodes one one or more of electrodes and may be omitted and sensor electrodes and may be in such an the top surface areas of are increased such that sensor electrodes a top surface area greater than that of other sensor electrode in the sam sensor electrodes and may span multiple rows of sensor in one the top surface area of each sensor electrode is about of the top surface area of a nominal sensor In other the top surface area of a sensor electrode is in the range of the top surface area of the nominal senor As is illustrated in Figure sensor electrodes of are disposed with sensor electrodes sensor electrodes are disposed with sensor electrodes 13G5 1305 embodiments herein discuss exemplary arrangements of vias and routing traces and a flexible multiplexing scheme suitable for use with an edge display an input device having substantially no border regions outside of the display the embodiments herein discuss exemplary arrangements for sensor electrodes suitable for use with an an input device having substantially no border regions outside of the display In one or more the arrangements vias and routing traces flexible multiplexing schemes illustrated Figures and described in corresponding description be combined with sensor electrode illustrated in Figures and described in In various or each glass cutout for an opening notch formed in the array of sensor an order of routing may be reversed to increase distance between the vias routing and the edges of the glass The multiplexing scheme may be implemented a separate on TFT In the case of a TFT glass the panel may have a predefined routing the multiplexing circuitry may be simplified to a routing that includes jumpers in a direction across display source Within the multiplexing the processing system may include multiplexers corresponding to each column of the the multiplexers may receive direction control signals with two predefined the state of the direction control signals determines a direction of a scan such as or and the multiplexers may be included as a stage of other multiplexing for connecting AFEs to various routing traces according to predefined for transcapacitive sensing shorting sensor electrodes together with a single and so various the size and shape of one or more sensor electrodes may be varied such that each of th sensor electrodes has a substantially similar top surface area center of sensor electrodes disposed proximate comer regions of the sensor electrode pattern may have a different height width that of a sensor electrode disposed proximate a center region of the sensor electrode In one a processing system comprises a sensor module operable with a plurality of electrodes arranged within an array of rows and The sensor module comprises a plurality of analog a plurality of and row control Each multiplexer of the plurality of multiplexers configured to connect a respective group of sensor electrodes of the plurality of sensor electrodes to a respective analog of the plurality of analog The row control the row control circuitry configured to receive a plurality row control signals corresponding to a plurality of the and output the plurality of row control signals with an ordering selected based the direction control in one one the multiplexers are controiied based at least partly on the piurality of row control each of the multiplexers is coupled to two or more columns of the plurality of one each the plurality of sensor electrodes disposed a first column of a plurality of columns adjacent to a first side edge of an input object is coupled to a respective routing through a respective one of a first piurality of vias arranged in a first each of the plurality sensor electrodes disposed a second column of the columns adjacent to a second side edge of the input device is coupled to a respective routing trace through a respective one of a second plurality of vias arranged in a second direction different than the first and the ordering selected based on the direction control signal corresponds to one of the first direction and the second one the sensor is configured according to a first sensing signais onto a first plurality of output pads corresponding the first and according to a second scan drive sensing signals onto a second plurality of output pads corresponding the second In one the row control circuitry is configured using the direction control for one or more first couple the sensing signals onto corresponding sensor electrodes according to the first and one or second coupie the sensing signais onto corresponding sensor electrodes in the second one a sensing device comprises a piurality of sensor electrodes arranged in an array of rows and The array defines having a top edge and a first side edge with the top edge through a first corner The plurality of electrodes comprises a first sensor electrode disposed proximate the first corner and a second sensor electrode disposed proximate a center region of The first sensor electrode differs the second sensor electrode in at least one of size and one top edge comprises an a notched and the plurality of sensor electrodes further comprises a sensor electrode disposed proximate the opening and has at least one of a different size and shape than that of the second In one the area comprises a second side edge connected with the top edge through a second the plurality of sensor electrodes comprises a third sensor electrode disposed proximate the second comer and the third sensor electrode is different from the second sensor electrode in at least one of a size and In one first sensor eiecirode differs from the second sensor electrode in both size and In an the first sensor electrode comprises a rounded a top surface area that is smaller than a top surface area of the second sensor and a relative to the top surface area of the first sensor electrode that is different than a of the second sensor electrode relative to the top surface area of the second sensor one the plurality of sensor electrodes comprises a third sensor electrode disposed the first sensor and the second sensor and th sensor electrode a top surface area than the top surface area of the second sensor electrode and greater than the top surface area of the first sensor the plurality of sensor electrodes comprises a fourth sensor electrode disposed proximate first sensor electrode and the first side fourth sensor electrode comprises a top surface area greater than the top surface area of the second sensor one a first subset of sensor electrodes is disposed between the second sensor electrode and the first side and the width of each first subset of sensor electrodes increases based on a distance between each sensor electrod of the subset of electrodes and the second sensor and a second subset of sensor electrodes disposed between the second electrode and the top and a height of each of the subset of sensor electrodes increases based on a distance between each of the subset of sensor electrodes and the second sensor electrode the plurality of sensor electrodes comprises a third sensor electrode disposed proximate the first and the first sensor electrode and the third sensor electrode include a rounded side and an angled having an of less than 90 degrees with the top In one the angled side of the first and third sensor electrodes comprises a shape corresponding to one or more pixels of a display one the plurality of sensor electrodes further comprises a first row of sensor and a second row of sensor electrodes disposed between the top edge and the first row of sensor wherein each electrode of the second row of sensor electrodes is out phase with the row of sensor and the of each of the second row of sensor electrodes differs from a of each of the first row of sensor electrodes relative to their one the sensing device further comprises a plurality of routing each of the plurality of routing traces coupled to a respective one of the plurality of sensor A first column of the plurality of sensor electrodes disposed between a second column of the plurality of sensor electrodes and the first side the first column comprises a third sensor electrode disposed proximate a bottom edge of the substantially contiguous and the second column comprises a fourth sensor electrode disposed proximate the top The first sensor electrode is coupled to a first routing trace of the plurality the third sensor electrode is coupled to a second routing trace of the plurality of routing the fourth sensor electrode coupled to a third routing trace of the plurality of routing and the first routing trace is disposed between the second routing trace the third routing In one a processing system for an input device configured to drive a plurality senso electrodes for capacitive sensing to acquire a plurality of capacitive and determine a position of an input object based on the plurality of capacitive The plurality of senso electrodes is arranged within an array of rows and The array defining a substantially contiguous area having a top a first side edge connected with the top edge through a first corner and a second side edge connected with the top edge through a second corner The plurality of sensor electrodes comprise a first sensor electrode disposed proximate the first comer and a second sensor electrode disposed proximate a center region of the where the first sensor electrode differs from the sensor electrode at least one of a size and In one the top edge comprises an and the plurality of sensor eiectrodes further comprises a third sensor eiectrode disposed proximate the opening and has at least one of a different size shape than that of the second sensor In one the plurality of sensor electrodes further comprises a third sensor eiectrode disposed proximate the second comer the third sensor electrode differs from the second sensor eiectrode in at ieast one of a si2e and In one a method for driving an input device comprises driving a plurality of sensor electrodes for capacitive sensing to acquire a pluraiit of capacitive and determining a position of an input object based on the pluraiity of capacitive The plurality of sensor electrodes arranged within an array of rows Th array defining a substantially contiguous area having a top a first side edge connected with the top edge through a first corner and a second side edge connected with the top edge through second corner The plurality of sensor eiectrodes comprise a first sensor electrode disposed proximate the first corner and a second sensor eiectrode disposed proximate a center regio of the where the first sensor electrode differs from the second sensor eiectrode at least of a size and In one the top edge comprises an and the plurality of sensor eiectrodes further comprises a third sensor electrode disposed proximate opening and has at least one of a different size and shape than that of the second one the plurality of sensor eiectrodes further comprises a third sensor eiectrode disposed proximate the second corner the third sensor electrode differs from the second sensor eiectrode in at least one of a size and the embodiments and examples set forth herein were presented in order to best explain the embodiments in with present technology and particular application to thereby enable those skilied the art to make and use the those skilled the art that the foregoing description and examples have been presented for the purposes of illustration and example The description as set forth is not intended to be exhaustive or to limit the disclosure to the precise form view of the the scope of the present disclosure i determined by the claims that insufficientOCRQuality