Usable Hidden Controls with Haptic Feedback
US Patent 10,359,857, filed July 18, 2013, issued July 23, 2019.download pdf
A system configured to activate a hidden control includes a sensor configured to sense an input by a user. The input includes a gesture. The system includes a haptic output device configured to output a haptic feedback as the input is being sensed, and a processor configured to determine if the sensed input corresponds to a predetermined gesture associated with activation of a control, and if the sensed input corresponds to the predetermined gesture to activate the control.