Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Systems and Methods for Generating Haptic Effects Associated With Audio Signals

Juan Manuel Cruz-Hernandez, Jamal Saboune, Vincent Lévesque, Ali Modarres

US Patent 9,619,980, filed November 12, 2013, issued April 11, 2017.

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Systems and methods for generating haptic effects associated with audio signals are disclosed. One disclosed system for outputting haptic effects includes a processor configured to: receive an audio signal; determine a haptic effect based in part on the audio signal by: identifying one or more components in the audio signal; and determining a haptic effect associated with the one or more components; and output a haptic signal associated with the haptic effect.