Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Systems and Methods for Enhanced Television Interaction

Danny Grant, Pamela Pimentel, Eric Gervais, Vincent Lévesque, Aaron Kapelus, Mina Chang, Daniel Parker, David Birnbaum, Li Jiang, Stephen Rank

US Patent 9,866,924, filed March 14, 2013, issued January 9, 2018.

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Abstract

Systems and methods for enhanced television interaction are disclosed. For example, one disclosed method includes receiving notification information, the notification information indicating an event associated with video content displayed by a television device; determining a haptic effect associated with the notification information; generating and transmitting a haptic signal to a haptic output device, the haptic signal configured to cause the haptic output device to output the haptic effect.