Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Input and feedback system










Image Number 3 for United States Patent #7117136.

An input and feedback system for use with simulator devices immobilizes a portion of the user's body using a securement device which holds the immobilized portion in a fixed position. Pressure sensors are disposed upon the securement device to detect the force resulting from any attempted motion of the immobilized body part. Signals describing these forces are sent to a processing unit which applies this information to a simulated environment and provides sensory feedback to the user of the this simulated environment. Feedback is provided via vibrating elements which provide a sensation to the user corresponding to the motion of the user's muscles which occur in the simulated environment. Feedback is also provided via a screen which is disposed in front of the head of the user. Such immobilizing devices may be used to allow input and feedback based on the motion of various parts of the user's body, such as the head, arms, legs, and torso.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Wrench
Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method
Sensor apparatus and information processing apparatus
Austenitic stainless steel welding wire and welding structure
End to end email monitor
Analysis of stress impact on transistor performance
Spalling utilizing stressor layer portions
  Randomly Featured Patents
Photopolymerizable composition containing a combination of photoinitiators
Videodisc focusing and tracking servo
Cask bagging device
Apparatus and method for ultrasonic inspection of rotating machinery while the machinery is in operation
Method for manufacturing SOI substrate
Passenger boarding bridge
Single crystal pulling apparatus
Variable speed rotary torque transmission device
Water soluble lipidated arabinogalactan
System and method of providing electronic access to one or more documents