Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Systems And Methods For Monitoring Insulation Integrity For Electrostatic Friction

Kaniyalal Shah,  Vincent Lévesque

US Patent 9,983,675, filed June 10, 2016, issued May 29, 2018.

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Systems and methods for monitoring insulation integrity for electrostatic friction are disclosed. One system may include a touch sensitive interface configured to detect user interaction; an electrostatic haptic output device configured to output one or more electrostatic haptic effects to the touch sensitive interface; a processor in communication with the touch sensitive interface and the electrostatic haptic output device, the processor configured to: determine an operating condition associated with the electrostatic haptic output device; determine a corrective action associated with the operating condition; and apply the corrective action.