Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Photosensitive input peripheral device in a personal computer-based video gaming platform










Image Number 12 for United States Patent #6323838.

An interactive video computer system with a light sensitive peripheral device having a photosensitive transducer operating in conjunction with a personal computer platform. The gun or pen-shaped light-sensitive device is connected to a peripheral adapter coupled between the computer and a video monitor. The peripheral adapter captures the horizontal and vertical synchronization signals from the video adapter card in the computer and sends them to the light sensitive peripheral device so that processing circuitry therein can generate a peripheral position signal indicative of the position of the field of view of the photosensitive transducer relative to the screen. The light sensitive peripheral device also has means for transmitting the peripheral position signal to the computer means for further processing. This allows a light gun or pen to be used with a conventional personal computer without having to modify the computer with additional circuit boards and operating system changes.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Catalysts and process for producing aldehydes
Monitoring device, monitoring method and non-transitory computer readable medium
Micro positioning test socket and methods for active precision alignment and co-planarity feedback
Single-pass Barankin Estimation of scatterer height from SAR data
Switchable solvents and methods of use thereof
Landscape post for solar and other light fixtures
Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving extension information of component carrier in wireless communication system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method of manufacturing plated steel sheet with zn-cr alloy plating
Perceptually improved enhancement of encoded acoustic signals
Intelligent modeling method and system for earmold shell and hearing aid design
Propulsion machinery for LNG ships
Computer method and apparatus for creating visible graphics by using a graph algebra
Offset active antenna having two reflectors
Method and system for dynamically configuring a central processing unit with multiple processing cores
Ice fishing apparatus
Crystal oscillation-type electronic timepiece
Work function adjustment with the implant of lanthanides