05185561 is referenced by 297 patents and cites 12 patents.

A hand held, one dimensional, torque feedback device is used to feel and manipulate computer generated visual information and associated torque forces. In the preferred embodiment, molecular bond data is manipulated in a virtual reality system. The device can also be used with a workstation generated display on a plurality of problems which generate torque.

Title
Torque motor as a tactile feedback device in a computer system
Application Number
7/734479
Publication Number
5185561
Application Date
July 23, 1991
Publication Date
February 9, 1993
Inventor
James B Munson
Colorado Springs
CO, US
Michael D Good
Arlington
MA, US
Agent
Ronald C Hudgens
Barry N Young
Ronald E Myrick
Assignee
Digital Equipment Corporation
MA, US
IPC
H02P 7/00
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