EP2011109A4 - Multi-input game control mixer - Google Patents

Multi-input game control mixer

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Publication number
EP2011109A4
EP2011109A4 EP07760946A EP07760946A EP2011109A4 EP 2011109 A4 EP2011109 A4 EP 2011109A4 EP 07760946 A EP07760946 A EP 07760946A EP 07760946 A EP07760946 A EP 07760946A EP 2011109 A4 EP2011109 A4 EP 2011109A4
Authority
EP
European Patent Office
Prior art keywords
multi
game control
input game
control mixer
mixer
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Ceased
Application number
EP07760946A
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
Other versions
EP2011109A2 (en
Inventor
Gary M Zalewski
Richard L Marks
Xiadong Mao
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Original Assignee
Sony Interactive Entertainment America LLC
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Priority to US11/429,133 priority Critical patent/US7760248B2/en
Priority to US11/418,989 priority patent/US8139793B2/en
Priority to US11/381,721 priority patent/US8947347B2/en
Priority to US11/381,729 priority patent/US7809145B2/en
Priority to US11/381,728 priority patent/US7545926B2/en
Priority to US11/381,724 priority patent/US8073157B2/en
Priority to US11/381,725 priority patent/US7783061B2/en
Priority to US11/418,988 priority patent/US8160269B2/en
Priority to US11/429,047 priority patent/US8233642B2/en
Priority to US11/429,414 priority patent/US7627139B2/en
Priority to US11/381,727 priority patent/US7697700B2/en
Priority to US11/382,033 priority patent/US8686939B2/en
Priority to US25934806A priority
Priority to US79803106P priority
Priority to US25935006A priority
Priority to US25934906A priority
Priority to US11/382,031 priority patent/US7918733B2/en
Priority to US11/382,038 priority patent/US7352358B2/en
Priority to US11/382,034 priority patent/US20060256081A1/en
Priority to US11/382,032 priority patent/US7850526B2/en
Priority to US11/382,036 priority patent/US9474968B2/en
Priority to US11/382,035 priority patent/US8797260B2/en
Priority to US11/382,037 priority patent/US8313380B2/en
Priority to US11/382,041 priority patent/US7352359B2/en
Priority to US11/382,043 priority patent/US20060264260A1/en
Priority to US11/382,039 priority patent/US9393487B2/en
Priority to US11/382,040 priority patent/US7391409B2/en
Application filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment America LLC filed Critical Sony Interactive Entertainment America LLC
Priority to PCT/US2007/067004 priority patent/WO2007130791A2/en
Publication of EP2011109A2 publication Critical patent/EP2011109A2/en
Publication of EP2011109A4 publication Critical patent/EP2011109A4/en
Ceased legal-status Critical Current

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/20Input arrangements for video game devices
    • A63F13/24Constructional details thereof, e.g. game controllers with detachable joystick handles
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/02Accessories
    • A63F13/06Accessories using player-operated means for controlling the position of a specific area display
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/10Control of the course of the game, e.g. start, progess, end
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/20Input arrangements for video game devices
    • A63F13/21Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types
    • A63F13/211Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types using inertial sensors, e.g. accelerometers or gyroscopes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/20Input arrangements for video game devices
    • A63F13/21Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types
    • A63F13/213Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types comprising photodetecting means, e.g. cameras, photodiodes or infrared cells
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/20Input arrangements for video game devices
    • A63F13/21Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types
    • A63F13/215Input arrangements for video game devices characterised by their sensors, purposes or types comprising means for detecting acoustic signals, e.g. using a microphone
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F13/00Video games, i.e. games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions
    • A63F13/40Processing input control signals of video game devices, e.g. signals generated by the player or derived from the environment
    • A63F13/42Processing input control signals of video game devices, e.g. signals generated by the player or derived from the environment by mapping the input signals into game commands, e.g. mapping the displacement of a stylus on a touch screen to the steering angle of a virtual vehicle
    • A63F13/424Processing input control signals of video game devices, e.g. signals generated by the player or derived from the environment by mapping the input signals into game commands, e.g. mapping the displacement of a stylus on a touch screen to the steering angle of a virtual vehicle involving acoustic input signals, e.g. by using the results of pitch or rhythm extraction or voice recognition
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
    • A63F2300/10Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game characterized by input arrangements for converting player-generated signals into game device control signals
    • A63F2300/105Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game characterized by input arrangements for converting player-generated signals into game device control signals using inertial sensors, e.g. accelerometers, gyroscopes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
    • A63F2300/10Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game characterized by input arrangements for converting player-generated signals into game device control signals
    • A63F2300/1087Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game characterized by input arrangements for converting player-generated signals into game device control signals comprising photodetecting means, e.g. a camera
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
    • A63F2300/60Methods for processing data by generating or executing the game program
    • A63F2300/6045Methods for processing data by generating or executing the game program for mapping control signals received from the input arrangement into game commands
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F2300/00Features of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
    • A63F2300/60Methods for processing data by generating or executing the game program
    • A63F2300/6063Methods for processing data by generating or executing the game program for sound processing
    • A63F2300/6072Methods for processing data by generating or executing the game program for sound processing of an input signal, e.g. pitch and rhythm extraction, voice recognition
EP07760946A 2002-07-27 2007-04-19 Multi-input game control mixer Ceased EP2011109A4 (en)

Priority Applications (28)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US11/418,989 US8139793B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for capturing audio signals based on a visual image
US11/381,721 US8947347B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Controlling actions in a video game unit
US11/381,729 US7809145B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Ultra small microphone array
US11/381,728 US7545926B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Echo and noise cancellation
US11/381,724 US8073157B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for targeted sound detection and characterization
US11/381,725 US7783061B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for the targeted sound detection
US11/418,988 US8160269B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing sounds
US11/429,047 US8233642B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for capturing an audio signal based on a location of the signal
US11/429,414 US7627139B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-04 Computer image and audio processing of intensity and input devices for interfacing with a computer program
US11/381,727 US7697700B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Noise removal for electronic device with far field microphone on console
US11/429,133 US7760248B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-04 Selective sound source listening in conjunction with computer interactive processing
US25934806A true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US79803106P true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US25935006A true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US25934906A true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US11/382,031 US7918733B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Multi-input game control mixer
US11/382,038 US7352358B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to acoustical tracking
US11/382,034 US20060256081A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for detecting and tracking user manipulation of a game controller body
US11/382,032 US7850526B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System for tracking user manipulations within an environment
US11/382,036 US9474968B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to visual tracking
US11/382,035 US8797260B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Inertially trackable hand-held controller
US11/382,037 US8313380B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for translating movements of a hand-held controller into inputs for a system
US11/382,033 US8686939B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control
US11/382,043 US20060264260A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Detectable and trackable hand-held controller
US11/382,039 US9393487B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method for mapping movements of a hand-held controller to game commands
US11/382,040 US7391409B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to multi-channel mixed input
US11/382,041 US7352359B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to inertial tracking
PCT/US2007/067004 WO2007130791A2 (en) 2006-05-04 2007-04-19 Multi-input game control mixer

Publications (2)

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EP2011109A2 EP2011109A2 (en) 2009-01-07
EP2011109A4 true EP2011109A4 (en) 2010-11-24

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