Human movement measurement system

  • US 9,427,659 B2
  • Filed: 04/05/2013
  • Issued: 08/30/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/29/2004
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A wireless video game system for detecting motion, comprising:

  • a remote processing system for placement at a distance from a user;

    a first hand-held game controller comprised of the following components;

    a. an accelerometer;

    b. a transmitter that sends wireless signals to the remote processing system;

    c. a receiver that receives wireless signals from the remote processing system;

    d. a touch screen display on the exterior of the first hand-held game controller;

    e. a data storage memory; and

    f. a processing system in communication with the accelerometer, transmitter, receiver, touch screen display and data storage memory, the processing system programmed with one or more software routines executing on the processing system to;

         1) receive input relating to motion of the first hand-held game controller and provide data to the touch screen display for displaying visual feedback based on the motion of the first hand-held game controller;

         2) receive user input data from the touch screen display and, in response to the user input data, output control data for communication to the remote processing system;

         3) output data for communication to the remote processing system for controlling motion of a first virtual object displayed in a computer generated virtual environment displayed on a remote display and where the motion of the first virtual object is in proportion with the motion of the first hand-held game controller.

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