Processing

Please wait...

Settings

Settings

Goto Application

1. WO2018224801 - INPUT METHOD AND APPARATUS

Publication Number WO/2018/224801
Publication Date 13.12.2018
International Application No. PCT/GB2018/051373
International Filing Date 22.05.2018
IPC
A63F 13/218 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
21characterised by their sensors, purposes or types
218using pressure sensors, e.g. generating a signal proportional to the pressure applied by the player
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
G06F 3/0338 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
0338with detection of limited linear or angular displacement of an operating part of the device from a neutral position, e.g. isotonic or isometric joysticks
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
CPC
A63F 13/218
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
21characterised by their sensors, purposes or types
218using pressure sensors, e.g. generating a signal proportional to the pressure applied by the player
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
A63F 13/92
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
90Constructional details or arrangements of video game devices not provided for in groups A63F13/20 or A63F13/25, e.g. housing, wiring, connections or cabinets
92Video game devices specially adapted to be hand-held while playing
A63F 2300/1056
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
2300Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
10characterized by input arrangements for converting player-generated signals into game device control signals
1056involving pressure sensitive buttons
G05G 2009/04762
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
0474characterised by means converting mechanical movement into electric signals
04762Force transducer, e.g. strain gauge
G05G 9/047
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
Applicants
  • SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE LIMITED [GB]/[GB]
Inventors
  • BENSON, Simon Mark
  • RAGHOEBARDAJAL, Sharwin Winesh
  • CONNOR, Patrick John
Agents
  • EALEY, Douglas
Priority Data
1709067.107.06.2017GB
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) INPUT METHOD AND APPARATUS
(FR) PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL D'ENTRÉE
Abstract
(EN)
A controller for determining a displacement of a control stick and an applied pressure on the control stick comprises at least a first control stick, one or more sensors configured to sense a pressure applied to at least one control stick and to generate corresponding pressure information, first circuitry configured to receive displacement information associated with a physical displacement of the control stick in a direction relative to a reference position when a pressure is applied to the control stick, second circuitry configured to receive from one or more of the sensors pressure information associated with the pressure applied to the control stick, and third circuitry configured to determine the displacement of the control stick and the applied pressure on the control stick based on the received displacement information and the pressure information; wherein at least a first sensor is configured to sense the pressure applied when the physical displacement of the control stick reaches a displacement limit.
(FR)
L’invention concerne un dispositif de commande destiné à déterminer un déplacement d'une manette de commande et une pression appliquée sur la manette de commande, comprenant au moins une première manette de commande, un ou plusieurs capteurs conçus pour détecter une pression appliquée à au moins une manette de commande et pour générer des informations de pression correspondantes, des premiers circuits conçus pour recevoir des informations de déplacement associées à un déplacement physique de la manette de commande dans une direction liée à une position de référence lorsqu'une pression est appliquée à la manette de commande, des deuxièmes circuits conçus pour recevoir dudit capteur des informations de pression associées à la pression appliquée à la manette de commande, et des troisièmes circuits conçus pour déterminer le déplacement de la manette de commande et la pression appliquée sur la manette de commande sur la base des informations de déplacement reçues et des informations de pression ; au moins un premier capteur étant conçu pour détecter la pression appliquée lorsque le déplacement physique de la manette de commande atteint une limite de déplacement.
Also published as
JP2019566692
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau