WO2007130792A3 - System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control - Google Patents

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

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WO2007130792A3
WO2007130792A3 PCT/US2007/067005 US2007067005W WO2007130792A3 WO 2007130792 A3 WO2007130792 A3 WO 2007130792A3 US 2007067005 W US2007067005 W US 2007067005W WO 2007130792 A3 WO2007130792 A3 WO 2007130792A3
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Prior art keywords
system
apparatus
method
input control
dimensional input
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PCT/US2007/067005
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French (fr)
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Xiadong Mao
Richard L Marks
Gary M Zalewski
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Sony Computer Entertainment Inc
Xiadong Mao
Richard L Marks
Gary M Zalewski
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04RLOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCERS; DEAF-AID SETS; PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS
    • H04R3/00Circuits for transducers, loudspeakers or microphones
    • H04R3/005Circuits for transducers, loudspeakers or microphones for combining the signals of two or more microphones

Abstract

A game controller, a tracking device for use in obtaining information for controlling an execution of a game program by a processor for enabling an interactive game to be played by a user, and related apparatus are disclosed. Methods for tracking a controller of a video game and for providing inputs to a system are also disclosed.
PCT/US2007/067005 2002-07-27 2007-04-19 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control WO2007130792A3 (en)

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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
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US11/418,989 2006-05-04
US11381721 US8947347B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Controlling actions in a video game unit
US11/429,414 2006-05-04
US11381725 US7783061B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for the targeted sound detection
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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
US11381724 US8073157B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatus for targeted sound detection and characterization
US11418988 US8160269B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing sounds
US11/418,988 2006-05-04
US11/381,728 2006-05-04
US11/381,729 2006-05-04
US11/381,721 2006-05-04
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US11/429,047 2006-05-04
US11429047 US8233642B2 (en) 2003-08-27 2006-05-04 Methods and apparatuses for capturing an audio signal based on a location of the signal
US11/429,133 2006-05-04
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US11/381,725 2006-05-04
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US11382038 US7352358B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to acoustical tracking
US29259349 2006-05-06
US11382033 US8686939B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control
US11/382,037 2006-05-06
US11382032 US7850526B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 System for tracking user manipulations within an environment
US11/382,033 2006-05-06
US29259350 USD621836S1 (en) 2006-05-06 2006-05-06 Controller face with tracking sensors
US29/259,348 2006-05-06
US29/259,350 2006-05-06
US11382036 US9474968B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Method and system for applying gearing effects to visual tracking
US11/382,038 2006-05-06
US29/259,349 2006-05-06
US60/798,031 2006-05-06
US11/382,034 2006-05-06
US11382034 US20060256081A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for detecting and tracking user manipulation of a game controller body
US11382031 US7918733B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Multi-input game control mixer
US11382037 US8313380B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Scheme for translating movements of a hand-held controller into inputs for a system
US11/382,036 2006-05-06
US11/382,035 2006-05-06
US11/382,031 2006-05-06
US11/382,032 2006-05-06
US11382035 US8797260B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-06 Inertially trackable hand-held controller
US11/382,041 2006-05-07
US11382040 US7391409B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to multi-channel mixed input
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
US11/382,039 2006-05-07
US11/382,040 2006-05-07
US11/382,043 2006-05-07
US11382041 US7352359B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-07 Method and system for applying gearing effects to inertial tracking
US11/382,258 2006-05-08
US29246764 USD629000S1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Game interface device with optical port
US11382256 US7803050B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Tracking device with sound emitter for use in obtaining information for controlling game program execution
US29/246,763 2006-05-08
US29246766 2006-05-08
US29/246,743 2006-05-08
US29/246,762 2006-05-08
US29246765 2006-05-08
US29246767 USD572254S1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Video game controller
US11/382,250 2006-05-08
US29246743 USD571367S1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Video game controller
US29/246,744 2006-05-08
US11/430,594 2006-05-08
US11430594 US20070260517A1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Profile detection
US11430593 US20070261077A1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Using audio/visual environment to select ads on game platform
US11/382,256 2006-05-08
US11382252 US20060274032A1 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Tracking device for use in obtaining information for controlling game program execution
US11/382,251 2006-05-08
US29/246,766 2006-05-08
US11/382,252 2006-05-08
US29246759 2006-05-08
US29246768 USD571806S1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Video game controller
US29/246,767 2006-05-08
US29/246,765 2006-05-08
US11/382,259 2006-05-08
US29/246,768 2006-05-08
US29/246,759 2006-05-08
US29246763 2006-05-08
US11/430,593 2006-05-08
US11382250 US7854655B2 (en) 2002-07-27 2006-05-08 Obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program
US29246762 2006-05-08
US29/246,764 2006-05-08
US29246744 USD630211S1 (en) 2006-05-08 2006-05-08 Video game controller front face

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CN 200780016103 CN101438340B (en) 2006-05-04 2007-04-19 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control
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