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Max L Behensky, Rick L Moncrief, Erik J Durfey, Milton H Loper III: Control device such as a steering wheel for video vehicle simulator with realistic feedback forces. Atari Games Corporation, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, September 3, 1991: US05044956 (279 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for simulating the forces acting on the steering wheel or other control device of a vehicle. The apparatus uses an electrical motor coupled to a steering wheel in the preferred embodiment. The electrical motor is driven by a computer running software which received data regar ...


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Rick L Moncrief, Erik J Durfey, Max L Behensky: Strain gauge pressure-sensitive video game control. Atari Games Corporation, Ronald C Fish, May 26, 1992: US05116051 (167 worldwide citation)

A pressure-sensitive control device for a simulated vehicle in a video game or simulator. In the preferred embodiment a brake pedal control device is implemented having a strain gauge which senses the strain in the material of the brake pedal. This strain is amplified by a differential amplifier hav ...


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Rick L Moncrief, Erik J Durfey, Jacques D Aknin: Gearshift for a vehicle simulator using computer controlled realistic real world forces. Atari Games Corporation, Ronald C Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel Fish, August 14, 1990: US04949119 (123 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for creating a realistic feel for a simulated gearshift, comprising a simulated gearshift for a simulated transmission in a simulated vehicle and having a gearshift lever and a simulated shift pattern for simulating the look and movements through an actual shift pattern of an actual gea ...


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Rick L Moncrief, Erik J Durfey: Rear entry booth and seat for a sit-down video game. Atari Games Corporation, Irell & Manella, October 2, 1990: US04960117 (60 worldwide citation)

A floor-standing video game player enclosure booth is disclosed. The enclosure booth is characterized by being a rear entry booth--that is, the player enters from the end of the booth facing the booth's front wall. The booth additionally includes a player seat. The seat is positioned within the encl ...