Patents by Inventor Fabien Hermand

Fabien Hermand has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20050282633
    Abstract: The invention aims at providing a video game input device for use with a standard video game equipment capable of displaying varying representations of a human body, said device comprising an apparatus for transforming movements of a user into sense signals and a processing unit for converting the sense signals into standard control signals for said standard video game equipment, said processing unit comprising an adjusting unit allowing the user to configure the conversion of said sense signals into said control signals. The input device preferably comprises a wireless communication module. Further, the apparatus comprises ergonomics and efficient elbow and leg sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2005
    Publication date: December 22, 2005
    Inventors: Frederic Nicolas, Fabien Hermand, Jean Bonnard
  • Patent number: 6909420
    Abstract: A system for transforming the movements of at least one joint of a user into control signals for a computer. The system includes a sleeve for putting on over the joint and a movement sensor fixed to the sleeve for the sensor to be placed and held in the hollow of the joint. The sensor is an on/off sensor that is directly subject to the movements of the sleeve in the hollow of the joint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2005
    Inventors: Frédéric Nicolas, Fabien Hermand, Jean Bonnard