Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Systems and Methods for Haptically-Enabled Holders

Vincent Levesque, Juan Manuel Cruz-Hernandez, Abdelwahab Hamam

US Patent 9,851,805, filed December 24, 2014, issued December 26, 2017.

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One illustrative system disclosed herein includes a processor configured to: receive a signal; determine a haptic effect based at least in part on the signal; and transmit a haptic signal associated with the haptic effect. The system further includes a haptic output device in communication with the processor and coupled to a holder, wherein the holder is configured to mechanically couple with an electronic device. The haptic output device is configured to receive the haptic signal and output the haptic effect.