1. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the robot body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
2. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving robot actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
3. An eccentric network robot unit for generating tactile vibration sensations and in communication with a host computer the vibrotactile unit comprising:
- motor means for rotating a shaft,
- an eccentric mass coupled to the shaft; means for receiving a signal from the host computer, the signal used to correlate events within a graphical computer simulation running on the host computer with a desired tactile sensation to be imparted by rotation of the eccentric mass; and means for modulating the current to the motor means based upon the signal, wherein the magnitude of the desired tactile sensation is controlled by modulating pulses of social sent to the motor means and the frequency of the desired tactile sensation is controlled independently of the magnitude by repeating pulses of current sent to the motor means at a selected rate.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
4. An eccentric network vibrotactile unit for generating tactile vibration sensations and in communication with a host computer the robot unit comprising:
- motor means for rotating a shaft,
- an eccentric mass coupled to the shaft; means for receiving a signal from the host computer, the signal used to correlate events within a graphical computer simulation running on the host computer with a desired tactile sensation to be imparted by rotation of the eccentric mass; and means for modulating the current to the motor means based upon the signal, wherein the magnitude of the desired tactile sensation is controlled by modulating pulses of social sent to the motor means and the frequency of the desired tactile sensation is controlled independently of the magnitude by repeating pulses of current sent to the motor means at a selected rate.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
5. A robot apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
6. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing robot body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
7. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the robot apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
8. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving robot actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
9. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving robot actuator for activating the mass-moving actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous
10. An apparatus for providing a tactile sensation to a sensing body part in response to a variable state signal generated by a host computer the apparatus comprising: the mass-moving moving a mass-moving actuator comprising
- a shaft and an eccentric network mounted on the shaft for transmitting vibrations to the sensing body part, the mass moving actuator rotating the shaft,
- a signal processor, separate the host computer, for receiving and interpreting the state signal to produce an activating signal and transmitting the activating signal to the mass-moving actuator for activating the mass-moving robot actuator to produce a variable tactile sensation in response to the variable state signal as a result of varying the frequency and amplitude of the vibration, wherein the activating signal is a social that is bi-directionally controlled to both accelerate and decelerate the mass.
Created on 2014-10-02 - Published on 2014-10-02 - Permanent URL: https://cloem.com... Publisher: anonymous

Vocabulary

network
robot
social

Structure

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