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1. WO2020060861 - HANDHELD CONTROLLERS WITH SWAPPABLE CONTROLS

Publication Number WO/2020/060861
Publication Date 26.03.2020
International Application No. PCT/US2019/051048
International Filing Date 13.09.2019
IPC
A63F 13/24 2014.01
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
20Input arrangements for video game devices
24Constructional details thereof, e.g. game controllers with detachable joystick handles
A63F 13/20 2014.01
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
20Input arrangements for video game devices
G05G 9/047 2006.01
GPHYSICS
05CONTROLLING; REGULATING
GCONTROL DEVICES OR SYSTEMS INSOFAR AS CHARACTERISED BY MECHANICAL FEATURES ONLY
9Manually-actuated control mechanisms provided with one single controlling member co-operating with two or more controlled members, e.g. selectively, simultaneously
02the controlling member being movable in different independent ways, movement in each individual way actuating one controlled member only
04in which movement in two or more ways can occur simultaneously
047the controlling member being movable by hand about orthogonal axes, e.g. joysticks
G06F 1/16 2006.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
1Details not covered by groups G06F3/-G06F13/82
16Constructional details or arrangements
G06F 3/01 2006.01
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 3/033 2013.01
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
03Arrangements for converting the position or the displacement of a member into a coded form
033Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user; Accessories therefor
CPC
A63F 13/22
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
20Input arrangements for video game devices
22Setup operations, e.g. calibration, key configuration or button assignment
A63F 13/24
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
20Input arrangements for video game devices
24Constructional details thereof, e.g. game controllers with detachable joystick handles
Applicants
  • VALVE CORPORATION [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • GOERZ, Michael, J.
  • CAMPBELL, Ian
  • BELLINGHAUSEN, Jeffrey, Peter
  • HENSLEY, Brian, David
  • DALTON, Scott
  • BJORDHAL, Christopher, Lee
Agents
  • HARTMAN, Robert, G.
Priority Data
16/134,61218.09.2018US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) HANDHELD CONTROLLERS WITH SWAPPABLE CONTROLS
(FR) MANETTES PORTATIVES DOTÉES DE COMMANDES ÉCHANGEABLES
Abstract
(EN)
Described herein are, among other things, handheld controllers that include housings having one or more receiver portions for detachably coupling to one or more controls. For example, a housing of one such controller may include, on a front surface of the housing, a receiver that is configured to detachably couple to one or more joysticks, one or more D-pads, one or more track pads, one or more buttons, and/or the like. In some instances, a user may swap a first control for a second control based on a current application (e.g., game title) that the user is playing, based on comfort of the user, and/or for any other reason.
(FR)
L'invention concerne, entre autres, des manettes portatives qui comprennent des coques ayant une ou plusieurs parties récepteurs destinées à s’accoupler amovible à une ou plusieurs commandes. Par exemple, une coque d'une telle manette peut comprendre, sur une surface avant de la coque, un récepteur qui est conçu afin de s’accoupler amovible à une ou plusieurs manettes de jeux, à une ou plusieurs croix directionnelles, à un ou plusieurs pavés tactiles, à un ou plusieurs boutons, et/ou analogues. Dans certains cas, un utilisateur peut échanger une première commande par une seconde commande en fonction d'une application courante (par exemple, titre de jeu) lancée par un utilisateur, en fonction du confort de l'utilisateur, et/ou pour toute autre raison.
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