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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Method and apparatus for controlling human-computer interface systems providing force feedback. Immersion Human Interface Corporation, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, April 14, 1998: US05739811 (385 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling and providing force feedback using an interface device manipulated by a user. A microprocessor is provided local to the interface device and reads sensor data from sensors that describes the position and/or other information about an object grasped and moved by ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Electromechanical human-computer interface with force feedback. Immersion Human Interface Corporation, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, November 19, 1996: US05576727 (327 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for use with a computer for providing commands to a computer through tracked manual gestures and for providing feedback to the user through forces applied to the interface. A user manipulatable object is coupled to a mechanical linkage which is, in turn, supportable on a fixed ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Bernard G Jackson: Method and apparatus for tracking the position and orientation of a stylus and for digitizing a 3-D object. Immersion Human Interface, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, March 3, 1998: US05724264 (276 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring three-dimensional (3-D) coordinates. A 3-D object can be digitized into a mesh representation manipulable by a computer system by tracing a stylus of a probe apparatus over surfaces of the object. The probe apparatus includes an arm having a series of linkages an ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Method and apparatus for providing a cursor control interface with force feedback. Immersion Human Interface, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, December 23, 1997: US05701140 (162 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for use with a computer for providing commands to a computer through tracked manual gestures and for providing feedback to the user through forces applied to the interface. A user manipulatable object is coupled to a mechanical linkage which is, in turn, supportable on a fixed ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Three-dimensional cursor control interface with force feedback. Immersion Corporation, James R Riegel, March 9, 1999: US05880714 (153 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for use with a computer for providing commands to a computer through tracked manual gestures and for providing feedback to the user through forces applied to the interface. A user manipulatable object is coupled to a mechanical linkage which is, in turn, supportable on a fixed ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Method and apparatus for providing force sensations in virtual environments in accordance with host software. Immersion Corporation, James R Riegel, May 2, 2000: US06057828 (125 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing force sensations in virtual environments includes a human/computer interface device and method used in conjunction with a host computer and which can provide feel sensations to a user of the device. A user manipulatable object physically contacted by a user, such ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Bernard G Jackson: Method and apparatus for tracking the position and orientation of a stylus and for digitizing a 3-D object. MicroScribe, James R Riegel, October 17, 2000: US06134506 (120 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring three-dimensional (3-D) coordinates. A 3-D object can be digitized into a mesh representation manipulable by a computer system by tracing a stylus of a probe apparatus over surfaces of the object. The probe apparatus includes an arm having a series of linkages an ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Bernard G Jackson: Probe apparatus and method for tracking the position and orientation of a stylus and controlling a cursor. MicroScribe, James R Riegel, September 26, 2000: US06125337 (106 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for measuring three-dimensional (3-D) coordinates. A 3-D object can be digitized into a mesh representation manipulable by a computer system by tracing a stylus of a probe apparatus over surfaces of the object. The probe apparatus includes an arm having a series of linkages an ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Percussion input device for personal computer systems. Immersion Human Interface Corporation, Hickman & Beyer, August 1, 1995: US05438529 (95 worldwide citation)

A percussion system including at least one force transducer developing a variable resistance output based upon a force exerted upon its surface, an interface providing an interface output based upon the analog output of the force transducer, and a digital processing system coupled to the interface. ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bernard G Jackson: Force feedback device including flexure member between actuator and user object. Immersion Corporation, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 20, 2002: US06437771 (93 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing force sensations in virtual environments includes a human/computer interface device and method used in conjunction with a host computer and which can provide feel sensations to a user of the device. A user manipulatable object physically contacted by a user, such ...