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Kenneth M Martin, Steven P Vassallo, Alex S Goldenberg, Alexander Jasso, Kollin Tierling: Method and apparatus for providing tactile sensations. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, February 26, 2008: US07336260 (130 worldwide citation)

Products and processes for providing tactile sensations to input devices or electronic devices are provided. Input devices include mechanical input devices (such as, for example, mechanical switches) and non-mechanical input devices (such as, for example, touchpads). Tactile feedback is provided by ...


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David Bailey, Danny Grant, Alex Jasso, Ken Martin, Erik Shahoian, Kollin Tierling, Steven Vassallo: Haptic feedback using rotary harmonic moving mass. Immersion Corporation, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, January 9, 2007: US07161580 (111 worldwide citation)

A haptic device comprises an actuator and a mass. The actuator has a shaft. The actuator is elastically coupled to the mass and/or a base.


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Kenneth M Martin, Steven P Vassallo, Alex S Goldenberg, Alexander Jasso, Kollin Tierling: Method and apparatus for providing tactile sensations. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, October 5, 2010: US07808488 (77 worldwide citation)

Products and processes for providing tactile sensations to input devices or electronic devices are provided. Input devices include mechanical input devices (such as, for example, mechanical switches) and non-mechanical input devices (such as, for example, touchpads). Tactile feedback is provided by ...


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Kollin Tierling: Circuit and method for a switch matrix and switch sensing. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, December 19, 2006: US07151432 (67 worldwide citation)

Aspects of a switch matrix circuit are provided. In accordance with a circuit aspect, a plurality of switches are organized in a row and column configuration. Coupled to the plurality of switches is a current sensing circuit. The current sensing circuit includes a transistor and at least one resisto ...


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Kollin Tierling, Steve Vassallo, Kenneth M Martin: Method and apparatus for providing haptic feedback to off-activating area. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Stockton, August 3, 2010: US07769417 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises products and processes for providing haptic feedback at a location other than an input device. For example, when an input device disposed in a hand-held device is activated, instead of providing haptic feedback at the input device itself or to the entire device, hapti ...


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Kollin Tierling: Current controlled motor amplifier system. Immersion Corporation, January 27, 2004: US06683437 (10 worldwide citation)

Aspects of a current controlled motor amplifier system are provided. These aspects include a current source motor amplifier comprising current source means on each leg of a top half of the H bridge configuration and switching means on each leg of a bottom half of the H bridge configuration. A motor ...


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Kollin Tierling, Steve Vassallo, Kenneth M Martin: Method and apparatus for providing haptic feedback to non-input locations. Immersion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 6, 2011: US08073501 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and Apparatus for providing haptic feedback to non-input locations are described. One described apparatus comprises a first surface, an input element distinct from the first surface, the input element operable to generate an input signal, and an actuator configured to provide haptic feedback ...


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David Bailey, Danny Grant, Alex Jasso, Ken Martin, Erik Shahoian, Kollin Tierling, Steven Vassallo: Haptic feedback using rotary harmonic moving mass. Immersion Corporation, Nixon Peabody, May 31, 2011: US07952559

A haptic device comprises an actuator and a mass. The actuator has a shaft. The actuator is elastically coupled to the mass and/or a base.


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Kollin Tierling, Steve Vassallo, Kenneth M Martin: Method and apparatus for providing haptic feedback to off-activating area. Patent Department, June 10, 2004: US20040110527-A1

The present invention comprises products and processes for providing haptic feedback at a location other than an input device. For example, when an input device disposed in a hand-held device is activated, instead of providing haptic feedback at the input device itself or to the entire device, hapti ...


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David Bailey, Danny Grant, Alex Jasso, Ken Martin, Erik Shahoian, Kollin Tierling, Steven Vassallo: Haptic feedback using rotary harmonic moving mass. Immersion Corporation, Immersion Thelen Reid & Priest, Thelen Reid & Priest, December 7, 2006: US20060274035-A1

A haptic device comprises an actuator and a mass. The actuator has a shaft. The actuator is elastically coupled to the mass and/or a base.