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Joystick With Tactile Feedback

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041197D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Evangelisti, CJ Pickover, CA Selker, EJ [+details]

Abstract

A joystick is used not only to enter input but --by varying resistance-to-movement, by applying a vibration, by moving to a detent position, or by altering joystick dimensions (such as in an expanding hand-hold --also provides tactile feedback to the joystick operator.