Alleviating motion, simulator, and virtual environmental sickness by presenting visual scene components matched to inner ear vestibular sensations

  • US 6,497,649 B2
  • Filed: 01/21/2001
  • Issued: 12/24/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method for preventing a person from experiencing motion sickness, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) sensing a motion experienced by the person;

    (b) producing a signal indicative of said motion;

    (c) processing the signal so as to produce a modified signal that is compensated to correspond to a perception of the motion by the vestibular system of the person; and

    (d) using the modified signal, displaying an independent visual background that includes visual cues matched to the perception of the motion by the vestibular system.

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