EP2013864A4 - System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control - Google Patents

System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control

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Publication number
EP2013864A4
EP2013864A4 EP20070760947 EP07760947A EP2013864A4 EP 2013864 A4 EP2013864 A4 EP 2013864A4 EP 20070760947 EP20070760947 EP 20070760947 EP 07760947 A EP07760947 A EP 07760947A EP 2013864 A4 EP2013864 A4 EP 2013864A4
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Prior art keywords
apparatus
system
method
input control
dimensional input
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EP20070760947
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German (de)
French (fr)
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EP2013864A2 (en )
Inventor
Xiadong Mao
Richard L Marks
Gary M Zalewski
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Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc
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Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc
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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
    • A63F13/40Processing 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
    • A63F13/428Processing 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 motion or position input signals, e.g. signals representing the rotation of an input controller or a player's arm motions sensed by 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
    • A63F13/02Accessories
    • 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
    • A63F13/20Input 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
    • A63F13/40Processing 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
    • A63F2300/60Methods 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
EP20070760947 2002-07-27 2007-04-19 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control Ceased EP2013864A4 (en)

Priority Applications (47)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US11382258 US7782297B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-01-10 Method and apparatus for use in determining an activity level of a user in relation to a system
US11382259 US20070015559A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-01-10 Method and apparatus for use in determining lack of user activity in relation to a system
US11382251 US20060282873A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-01-10 Hand-held controller having detectable elements for tracking purposes
US11429414 US7627139B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-04 Computer image and audio processing of intensity and input devices for interfacing with a computer program
US11429047 US8233642B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for capturing an audio signal based on a location of the signal
US11381721 US8947347B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Controlling actions in a video game unit
US11381728 US7545926B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Echo and noise cancellation
US11381724 US8073157B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for targeted sound detection and characterization
US11381725 US7783061B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for the targeted sound detection
PCT/US2006/017483 WO2006121896A3 (en) 2005-05-05 2006-05-04 Microphone array based selective sound source listening and video game control
US11381729 US7809145B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Ultra small microphone array
US11429133 US7760248B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-04 Selective sound source listening in conjunction with computer interactive processing
US11418988 US8160269B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing sounds
US11418989 US8139793B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for capturing audio signals based on a visual image
US11381727 US7697700B2 (en) 2006-05-04 2006-05-04 Noise removal for electronic device with far field microphone on console
US79803106 true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US25934906 true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US25934806 true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US25935006 true 2006-05-06 2006-05-06
US11382036 US9474968B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to visual tracking
US11382038 US7352358B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to acoustical tracking
US11382032 US7850526B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System for tracking user manipulations within an environment
US11382033 US8686939B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control
US11382037 US8313380B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for translating movements of a hand-held controller into inputs for a system
US11382031 US7918733B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Multi-input game control mixer
US11382035 US8797260B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Inertially trackable hand-held controller
US11382034 US20060256081A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for detecting and tracking user manipulation of a game controller body
US11382039 US9393487B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method for mapping movements of a hand-held controller to game commands
US11382043 US20060264260A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Detectable and trackable hand-held controller
US11382041 US7352359B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to inertial tracking
US11382040 US7391409B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to multi-channel mixed input
US24676306 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676806 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676406 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24674406 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676606 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676706 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676206 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24674306 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24675906 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US24676506 true 2006-05-08 2006-05-08
US11382256 US7803050B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Tracking device with sound emitter for use in obtaining information for controlling game program execution
US11382252 US10086282B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Tracking device for use in obtaining information for controlling game program execution
US11382250 US7854655B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program
US11430593 US20070261077A1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Using audio/visual environment to select ads on game platform
US11430594 US20070260517A1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Profile detection
PCT/US2007/067005 WO2007130792A3 (en) 2006-01-10 2007-04-19 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control

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EP2013864A2 true EP2013864A2 (en) 2009-01-14
EP2013864A4 true true EP2013864A4 (en) 2010-12-22

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JPH11253656A (en) * 1998-03-09 1999-09-21 Omron Corp Attachment of game controller
EP1332778A2 (en) * 1996-03-05 2003-08-06 Sega Enterprises, Ltd. Controller and expansion unit for controller

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US5181181A (en) * 1990-09-27 1993-01-19 Triton Technologies, Inc. Computer apparatus input device for three-dimensional information
EP1332778A2 (en) * 1996-03-05 2003-08-06 Sega Enterprises, Ltd. Controller and expansion unit for controller
JPH11253656A (en) * 1998-03-09 1999-09-21 Omron Corp Attachment of game controller

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