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Class Information
Number: 463/37
Name: Amusement devices: games > Including means for processing electronic data (e.g., computer/video game, etc.) > Player-actuated control structure (e.g., brain-wave or body signal, bar-code wand, foot pedal, etc.) > Hand manipulated (e.g., keyboard, mouse, touch panel, etc.)
Description: Player-actuated control structure wherein the means for deriving an information signal includes structure intended and arranged to interact with that part of a participant"s arm beyond the wrist (i.e., the hand, including the palm, fingers, and thumb, etc.) so as to derive an information signal in response to motion of any part of the hand.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
463/38 Pivotally-translatable handle (e.g., joystick, etc.) 461

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8485902 Storage medium storing object controlling program, object controlling apparatus and object controlling method Jul. 16, 2013
8485900 Game program, storage medium, game device and game system Jul. 16, 2013
8485893 Casino games Jul. 16, 2013
8480493 Arcade-style game controller for a tablet computing device Jul. 9, 2013
8480492 Game device, game control method, and game control program for controlling game in which player's character located in game field is manipulated Jul. 9, 2013
8480491 Game controller Jul. 9, 2013
8475275 Interactive toys and games connecting physical and virtual play environments Jul. 2, 2013
8475274 Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting game or other simulation difficulty Jul. 2, 2013
8475272 Game program, storage medium, game device and game system Jul. 2, 2013
8469817 Game machine having wireless communication capability Jun. 25, 2013
8469815 Video game accessory Jun. 25, 2013
8469814 Game apparatus and computer-readable storage medium Jun. 25, 2013
8469813 Storing and using casino content Jun. 25, 2013
8469812 Fret and method of manufacturing frets for stringed controllers and instruments Jun. 25, 2013
8469811 Information processing apparatus and storage medium having information processing program stored thereon Jun. 25, 2013
8469810 Storage medium having game program stored thereon and game apparatus Jun. 25, 2013
8469809 Game apparatus, storage medium storing game program and game controlling method Jun. 25, 2013
8460105 Game controller that pivots to alternative form Jun. 11, 2013
8460104 Yoga ball game controller system and method Jun. 11, 2013
8460077 Two-player game of skill where each player tries to press while the other player is pressing Jun. 11, 2013
8456448 Light-tactility conversion system, and method for providing tactile feedback Jun. 4, 2013
8456443 Single-layer touch sensors Jun. 4, 2013
8456423 Apparatus and method for providing wireless communication and FM transceiver operation for a wireless computer mouse Jun. 4, 2013
8454439 Game device, game device control method, program, and information storage medium Jun. 4, 2013
8454418 Methods and apparatus for stringed controllers and instruments Jun. 4, 2013
8452695 System and method for providing security to a game controller device for electronic trading May. 28, 2013
8451214 Remote controlled positioning system, control system and display device thereof May. 28, 2013
8449393 Hand-held gaming device with configurable touch sensitive panel(s) May. 28, 2013
8449392 Storage medium having game program stored therein, game apparatus, control method, and game system using a heartbeat for performing a game process in a virtual game world May. 28, 2013
8446414 Programming APIS for an extensible avatar system May. 21, 2013
8444488 Device and method for controlling the movement of a game character May. 21, 2013
8444487 Game device, game device control method, program, and information storage medium May. 21, 2013
8441440 Position information detection device, position information detection method, and position information detection program May. 14, 2013
8439756 Gaming system having a display/input device configured to interactively operate with external device May. 14, 2013
8437971 Orientation calculation apparatus, storage medium having orientation calculation program stored therein, game apparatus, and storage medium having game program stored therein May. 7, 2013
8430753 Video game system with wireless modular handheld controller Apr. 30, 2013
8430752 Methods and apparatus to meter video game play Apr. 30, 2013
8430751 Computer-readable storage medium having game program stored therein and game apparatus Apr. 30, 2013
8430408 Gaming system having multiple player simultaneous display/input device Apr. 30, 2013
8425319 Direction control system, direction control apparatus, storage medium having direction control program stored therein, and direction control method Apr. 23, 2013
8419541 Smart shell to a game controller Apr. 16, 2013
8419540 Storage medium having game program stored thereon and game apparatus Apr. 16, 2013
8419539 Game apparatus and recording medium recording game program for displaying a motion matching a player's intention when moving an input device Apr. 16, 2013
8419538 Storage medium storing game program, game apparatus and game control method Apr. 16, 2013
8419516 Game system and game program Apr. 16, 2013
8416186 Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus Apr. 9, 2013
8414395 Strum processing for music video game on handheld device Apr. 9, 2013
8414394 Configurable user interface for a gaming apparatus Apr. 9, 2013
8411029 Gaming keyboard and related methods Apr. 2, 2013
8409018 Game controller and method for harvesting user energy expended while playing a game Apr. 2, 2013

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