Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Method and System For Providing Haptic Effects Based on Information Complementary to Multimedia Content

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

US Patent 9,652,945, filed December 31, 2013, issued May 16, 2017.

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The present disclosure is generally directed to systems and methods for providing haptic effects based on information complementary to multimedia content. For example, one disclosed method includes the steps of receiving multimedia data comprising multimedia content and complementary data, wherein the complementary data describes the multimedia content, determining a haptic effect based at least in part on the complementary data, and outputting the haptic effect while playing the multimedia content.