Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Position dependent rate dampening in any active hand controller










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #5347204.

A control system for an active hand controller, for example, uses a control stick connected to and controlled by a motor. Electronics are provided to control the motor to eliminate oscillations due to motor torque and high gain due to breakout at the control stick when the control stick is at about its null position. Both hardware as well as software implementations can provide position dependent dampening to the control sticks such that when the control stick is located about a null position, a higher rate of dampening is provided than when the control stick is located outside the null position, when a lower rate of dampening is provided. The system provides a stable active hand controller control stick without degraded force and feel characteristics of the system.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
High performance design rule checking technique
Position detection device, pointing device and input device
System and method for providing security in browser-based access to smart cards
Display apparatus, a method for a display control, and program
Method and computed tomography device and data storage medium for performing a dynamic CT examination on a patient
Audiovisual multi-room support
Semiconductor device having a first conductive member connecting a chip to a wiring board pad and a second conductive member connecting the wiring board pad to a land on an insulator covering
  Randomly Featured Patents
Video display
Modular radius conveyor belt
Terminal fitting
Graphic user interface for a display screen
Method of forming an adaptor fitting around a workpiece
Corner shears
Power line protector, monitor and management system
Image processing apparatus and camera system
Light emitting diode array
Method and apparatus for in-line repair of pipelines