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Kenta Sato, Akio Ikeda, Kuniaki Ito, Ryoji Kuroda, Masahiro Urata: Accelerometer-based controller. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 10, 2010: US07774155 (233 worldwide citation)

Acceleration data which is output from an acceleration sensor is obtained. A rotation motion of an input device around a predetermined direction as a rotation axis is determined by comparing a start point in a two-dimensional coordinate system which is represented by the first acceleration data obta ...


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Akio Ikeda, Kuniaki Ito, Ryoji Kuroda, Genyo Takeda, Masahiro Urata: Video game system with wireless modular handheld controller. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 19, 2011: US07927216 (110 worldwide citation)

A home entertainment system for video games and other applications includes a main unit and handheld controllers. The handheld controllers sense their own orientation by detecting illumination emitted by emitters positioned at either side of a display. The controllers can be plugged into expansion u ...


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Akio Ikeda, Ryoji Kuroda, Masahiro Urata, Kuniaki Ito: Game operating device. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 26, 2011: US07931535 (39 worldwide citation)

A game operating device (controller) includes a longitudinal housing, and a holding portion held by hand to be wrapped by its palm it is formed in the housing. A direction switch is provided on an upper surface at a position where it can be operated by thumb of the hand holding the holding portion, ...


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Akio Ikeda, Kuniaki Ito, Ryoji Kuroda, Genyo Takeda, Masahiro Urata: Video game system with wireless modular handheld controller. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, November 20, 2012: US08313379 (22 worldwide citation)

A home entertainment system for video games and other applications includes a main unit and handheld controllers. The handheld controllers illumination emitted by emitters positioned at either side of a display, and information derived from the sensed illumination is used to calculate the orientatio ...


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Akio Ikeda, Kuniaki Ito, Ryoji Kuroda, Genyo Takeda, Masahiro Urata: Video game system with wireless modular handheld controller. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 30, 2013: US08430753 (5 worldwide citation)

A home entertainment system for video games and other applications includes a main unit and handheld controllers. The handheld controllers sense their own motion by detecting illumination emitted by emitters positioned at either side of a display. The controllers can be plugged into expansion units ...


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Akio Ikeda, Ryoji Kuroda, Masahiro Urata, Kuniaki Ito: Game operating device. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 21, 2015: US09011248 (4 worldwide citation)

A game operating device (controller) includes a longitudinal housing, and a holding portion held by hand to be wrapped by its palm it is formed in the housing. A direction switch is provided on an upper surface at a position where it can be operated by thumb of the hand holding the holding portion, ...


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Akio Ikeda, Ryoji Kuroda, Masahiro Urata, Kuniaki Ito: Game operating device. NINTENDO, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 11, 2017: US09700806 (1 worldwide citation)

A game operating device (controller) includes a longitudinal housing, and a holding portion held by hand to be wrapped by its palm it is formed in the housing. A direction switch is provided on an upper surface at a position where it can be operated by thumb of the hand holding the holding portion, ...


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Masahiro Urata, Haruki Tojo, Jumpei Wada, Junji Takamoto, Noboru Wakitani, Kuniaki Itou, Junpei Ueki, Masato Ibuki, Fumiyoshi Suetake: Expanding operating device and operating system. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, February 26, 2013: US08384565 (1 worldwide citation)

An expanding operating device has a first connector, a second connector and a sensor. The first connector has a first shape physically and electrically connectable with a connector provided with an operating device. Thus, by connecting the first connector to the connector of the operating device, th ...


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Masahiro Urata, Haruki Tojo, Jumpei Wada, Junji Takamoto, Noboru Wakitani, Kuniaki Itou, Junpei Ueki, Masato Ibuki, Fumiyoshi Suetake: Expanding operating device and operating system. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 11, 2011: US07867089 (1 worldwide citation)

An expanding operating device has a first connector, a second connector and a sensor. The first connector has a first shape physically and electrically connectable with a connector provided with an operating device. Thus, by connecting the first connector to the connector of the operating device, th ...


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Akio Ikeda, Ryoji Kuroda, Masahiro Urata, Kuniaki Ito: Game operating device with holding portion detachably holding an electronic device. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 18, 2018: US10155170

A gaming device has a holding portion comprising a left side portion and a right side portion configured to detachably hold an electronic device that includes an input device located on a control surface of the electronic device and configured to receive user input. The gaming device includes a firs ...