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1. US20190171289 - TACTILE FEEDBACK ARRAY CONTROL

Office United States of America
Application Number 15829037
Application Date 01.12.2017
Publication Number 20190171289
Publication Date 06.06.2019
Publication Kind A1
IPC
G06F 3/01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
G06F 3/16
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
16Sound input; Sound output
A63F 13/285
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
FCARD, BOARD OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
13Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
25Output arrangements for video game devices
28responding to control signals received from the game device for affecting ambient conditions, e.g. for vibrating players' seats, activating scent dispensers or affecting temperature or light
285Generating tactile feedback signals via the game input device, e.g. force feedback
CPC
G06F 3/04883
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
0487using specific features provided by the input device, e.g. functions controlled by the rotation of a mouse with dual sensing arrangements, or of the nature of the input device, e.g. tap gestures based on pressure sensed by a digitiser
0488using a touch-screen or digitiser, e.g. input of commands through traced gestures
04883for entering handwritten data, e.g. gestures, text
G06F 3/016
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
016Input arrangements with force or tactile feedback as computer generated output to the user
A63F 13/285
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
13Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
25Output arrangements for video game devices
28responding to control signals received from the game device for affecting ambient conditions, e.g. for vibrating players' seats, activating scent dispensers or affecting temperature or light
285Generating tactile feedback signals via the game input device, e.g. force feedback
G06F 3/167
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
16Sound input; Sound output
167Audio in a user interface, e.g. using voice commands for navigating, audio feedback
Applicants Yahoo Holdings, Inc.
Inventors Sukriti Chadha
Title
(EN) TACTILE FEEDBACK ARRAY CONTROL
Abstract
(EN)

One or more computing devices, systems, and/or methods for controlling a tactile feedback array are provided. For example, object information of objects displayed within a user interface rendered on a display screen of a computing device is extracted. The object information is evaluated to identify a target object. A location of the target object within the user interface relative to the tactile feedback array is determined. One or more tactile feedback devices of the tactile feedback array are triggered to activate based upon the location of the target object.