07864164 is referenced by 62 patents and cites 11 patents.

A method for interfacing a user with a computer running an application program, the computer generating a graphical environment comprising a graphical object and a graphical representation of at least a portion of a living body, comprises providing an object in communication with the computer, controlling the graphical object in relation to manipulation of at least a portion of the object by the user, and outputting a haptic sensation to the user when the graphical object interacts with a region within the graphical representation to provide the user with haptic feedback related to a simulated palpation of the region.

Title
Haptic interface for palpation simulation
Application Number
11/901760
Publication Number
7864164 (B2)
Application Date
September 18, 2007
Publication Date
January 4, 2011
Inventor
Joseph L Tasto
Brookeville
MD, US
Philip G Feldman
Catonsville
MD, US
Gregory L Merril
Chevy Chase
MD, US
Russell H Dumas
Germantown
MD, US
Robert F Cohen
Kensington
MD, US
Richard L Cunningham
Washington
DC, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Stockton
Assignee
Immersion Medical
MD, US
IPC
G06F 3/041
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