Control lever device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7563169
APP PUB NO 20050054443A1
SERIAL NO

10900277

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A control lever device includes: a control lever unit including an inner frame, a control lever supported by the inner frame in a manner to be movable about a fulcrum along a first direction, and a positioning roller attached in the inner frame and allowing the control lever to be positioned at first and second displacement positions located on a straight line by allowing an end of the control lever to pass over the positioning roller; an outer frame supporting the control lever unit so that the control lever unit is movable in a second direction intersecting the first direction at right angles; and a moving path control section controlling a moving path of the control lever. The control lever unit includes a lever position detection section detecting a position of the control lever. The outer frame includes a unit position detection section detecting movement of the control lever unit.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT INC.SHINAGAWA-KU, JP255

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Miyakawa, Toshiki Shibuya-ku , JP 11 9

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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YAZAKI CORPORATION (1)
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U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
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ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (3)
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IMMERSION CORPORATION (1)
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ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. (1)
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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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WICO DISTRIBUTION CORP. (1)
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KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD. (3)
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* 6162124 Control lever device 7 1997
 
INTELLECTUAL ASSET GROUP, LLC (1)
* 5847694 Apparatus for generating a signal indicative of the position of a movable element in the apparatus 32 1994
 
IMMERSION CORPORATION DELAWARE (1)
* 2004/0046,740 Position sensing methods for interface devices 2 2003
 
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
* 6251015 Game unit controller with handlebars 34 1999
 
Sega Enterprises, Ltd. (1)
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* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2009/0239,665 Brandable thumbstick cover for game controllers 2 2008
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