Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Systems and Methods for a Haptically-Enabled Projected User Interface

Vincent Lévesque, Ali Modarres, Amaya Weddle, David Birnbaum

US Patent 9,965,034, filed December 30, 2013, issued May 8, 2018.

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One illustrative system disclosed herein includes a sensor configured to detect a user input associated with a projected user interface and transmit a sensor signal associated with the user interaction, and a processor in communication with the sensor, the processor configured to: receive the sensor signal, determine a remote haptic effect based at least in part on the user input, generate a haptic signal based at least in part on the remote haptic effect, and transmit the haptic signal. The illustrative system further includes a haptic output device in communication with the processor, the haptic output device configured to receive the haptic signal and output the remote haptic effect.