Patents by Inventor Wayne E. Walker

Wayne E. Walker has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 5183230
    Abstract: A keyboard support is provided for use with computer keyboards. The keyboard support includes a foam covered baseplate that securely positions and cushions the keyboard. A wrist support is attached to the baseplate along the front edge of the baseplate. The wrist support includes a neoprene foam core covered by a friction resistive fabric. The padded feature of the wrist support cushions the operator's wrists which can help in preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). A first version of the keyboard support includes a wrist support of a fixed height to positoin the wrists at a level and horizontal plane when the fingers are positioned over the keys of the keyboard. The level positioning of the wrists is also important in preventing CTS. A second version of the keyboard support includes a vertically adjustable wrist support which may be adjusted in height to adapt the support to any sized keyboard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 2, 1993
    Assignee: Fox Bay Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Wayne E. Walker, Grant A. Walker