Vincent Lévesque

Granted Patent

Contactor-Based Haptic Feedback Generation

Vincent Lévesque

US Patent 9,436,282, filed March 14, 2013, issued September 6, 2016.

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A system that generates haptic effects senses contact on an interface by a contactor/object. The system then determines one or more properties of the contactor and generates a type of haptic effect in response to the contact. The type of haptic effect is based at least on the one or more properties.