Method and apparatus for providing tactile sensations

  • US 8,773,356 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2012
  • Issued: 07/08/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/01/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method, comprising:

  • outputting a display signal configured to display a graphical object on a touch-sensitive input device;

    receiving a sensor signal from the touch-sensitive input device, the sensor signal indicating an object contacting the touch-sensitive input device;

    determining an interaction between the object contacting the touch-sensitive input device and the graphical object; and

    generating an actuator signal based at least in part on the interaction and haptic effect data in a lookup table.

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