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
Systems and methods for health based spillover
Load balancing algorithm for servicing client requests
Tobacco box
System and method for determining instantaneous deflection of a structure
Apparatus and method for synchronizing robots
Container
End user controlled temporary phone service device swapping system and method
  Randomly Featured Patents
High resolution piezoelectric motor
Pants with expandable pouch
Industrial syringe
Method and apparatus for using a light valve to reduce the visibility of an object within a gaming apparatus
Method and apparatus for shielding the tip of a catheter introducer needle
Field amplified polarity switching sample injection in capillary zone electrophoresis
Plastic drive fastener having tension-adjustment member
Organometallic containing mesophase pitches for spinning into pitch carbon fibers
Charge coupled imaging device having an adjustable aspect ratio and camera provided with such a charge coupled imaging device
Self-lubricating ceramic composites