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James F Kramer, Mark H Yim, Marc R Tremblay, Daniel H Gomez: Force-feedback interface device for the hand. Virtual Technologies, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 28, 2000: US06042555 (63 worldwide citation)

A man-machine interface is disclosed which provides force information to sensing body parts. The interface is comprised of a force-generating device (106) that produces a force which is transmitted to a force-applying device (102) via force-transmitting means (104). The force-applying device applies ...


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James F Kramer, Mark H Yim, Marc R Tremblay, Daniel H Gomez: Force-feedback interface device for the hand. Virtual Technologies, Paul M Thyfault, James Riegel, July 2, 2002: US06413229 (47 worldwide citation)

A man-machine interface is disclosed which provides force information to sensing body parts. The interface is comprised of a force-generating device (


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Marc E Tognaccini, Daniel H Gomez, Nicola Diolaiti, Tabish Mustufa, Probal Mitra, Paul E Lilagan: Medical robotic system providing an auxiliary view including range of motion limitations for articulatable instruments extending out of a distal end of an entry guide. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, July 28, 2015: US09089256 (15 worldwide citation)

A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with surgical tools and a camera extending out of its distal end. To supplement the view provided by an image captured by the camera, an auxiliary view including articulatable arms of the surgical tools and/or camera is generated from sensed or otherw ...


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Kollin M Tierling, Danny A Grant, Daniel H Gomez, Munibe M Bakircioglu: Digital envelope modulator for haptic feedback devices. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 4, 2012: US08325144 (14 worldwide citation)

A haptic feedback device includes a signal generation module configured to output a composite signal representable by a carrier signal and an envelope signal. The signal generation module includes a microcontroller capable of being programmed such that the carrier signal falls within a resonance fre ...


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Nicola Diolaiti, David Q Larkin, Daniel H Gomez, Tabish Mustufa, Paul W Mohr, Paul E Lilagan: Medical robotic system providing computer generated auxiliary views of a camera instrument for controlling the position and orienting of its tip. Intuitive Surgical Operations, December 13, 2016: US09516996 (11 worldwide citation)

A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with surgical tools and a camera extending out of its distal end. To supplement the view provided by an image captured by the camera, an auxiliary view including articulatable arms of the surgical tools and/or camera is generated from sensed or otherw ...


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Juan Manuel Cruz Hernandez, Danny A Grant, Alex S Goldenberg, Daniel H Gomez: Control schemes for haptic feedback interface devices. Immersion Corporation, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, August 27, 2013: US08519948 (11 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed that includes outputting haptic feedback based on a movement of an object in a first direction from a first position to a second position. The haptic feedback is discontinued when the object is moved in a second direction opposite the first direction subsequent to the movement ...


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Juan Manuel Cruz Hernandez, Danny A Grant, Alex S Goldenberg, Daniel H Gomez: Resistive and hybrid control schemes for haptic feedback interface devices. Immersion Corporation, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, February 23, 2010: US07667687 (10 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed that includes outputting haptic feedback based on a movement of an object in a first direction from a first position to a second position. The haptic feedback is discontinued when the object is moved in a second direction opposite the first direction subsequent to the movement ...


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Daniel H Gomez, Henry DaCosta: Systems and methods for providing a haptic device. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, July 27, 2010: US07764268 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback in a user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a manipulandum, a rotor in communication with the manipulandum, an actuator in communication with the rotor, and a biasing element disposed between the manipulandum and the ...


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Daniel H Gomez, Henry DaCosta: Systems and methods for providing a haptic device. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 13, 2011: US08018434 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback in a user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a manipulandum, a rotor in communication with the manipulandum, an actuator in communication with the rotor, and a biasing element disposed between the manipulandum and the ...


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Nicola Diolaiti, Daniel H Gomez, Probal Mitra, Tabish Mustufa: User selection of robotic system operating modes using mode distinguishing operator actions. Intuitive Surgical Operations, March 7, 2017: US09586323 (2 worldwide citation)

A robotic system has a plurality of user selectable operating modes. To select one of the operating modes, a user performs a distinguishing action which uniquely identifies a desired operating mode among the plurality of user selectable operating modes. A method implemented by a processor in the rob ...



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