Contactor-Based Haptic Feedback Generation
US Patent 9,436,282, filed March 14, 2013, issued September 6, 2016.download pdf
A system that generates haptic effects senses contact on an interface by a contactor/object. The system then determines one or more properties of the contactor and generates a type of haptic effect in response to the contact. The type of haptic effect is based at least on the one or more properties.