Operating element with tilt haptics

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7944335
APP PUB NO 20080202278A1
SERIAL NO

12018174

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An operating element is provided, in particular a joystick, with tilt haptics for a motor vehicle, having a tiltably supported lever with one primary lever arm and at least one secondary lever arm, as well as at least one pair of permanent magnets, wherein one magnet of a permanent magnet pair is located on a secondary lever arm and one magnet is located in a fixed position in the operating element in such a manner that unlike poles of the magnets are located opposite and a distance apart from one another when the operating element is in its center position.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PREH GMBHD-97616 BAD NEUSTADT/SAALE32

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Klossek, Arthur Windshausen, DE 3 2
Kramlich, Andreas Schweinfurt, DE 12 34
Rajec, Peter Bischofsheim, DE 1 2

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
NORBERT LEMKE (1)
* 6755195 Device for controlling an electric appliance used in the sterile area during medical operations 242 2001
 
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. (3)
* 6320284 Motor assembly allowing output in multiple degrees of freedom 20 1999
* 6664666 Motor assembly allowing output in multiple degrees of freedom 21 2001
* 6909205 Motor assembly allowing output in multiple degrees of freedom 22 2003
 
FCA US LLC (1)
* 5773773 Joystick with detent mechanism for tactile feedback centering 8 1993
 
WABCO FAHRZEUGBREMSEN GMBH, HANNOVER, (1)
* 4519266 Gear selector unit for a transmission 67 1982
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army (1)
* 6246307 Magnetic switch 13 2000
 
LINDE MATERIAL HANDLING GMBH (1)
* 6109130 Control lever 16 1998
 
CATERPILLAR INC. (1)
* 5421694 Non-contacting joystick 36 1993
 
INDUSTRIAS LORENZO, S.A. (1)
* 6909353 Multi-directional control device 4 2002
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH (1)
9755476 Operator control device having an activation element with haptic feedback 0 2012
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
* 2013/0147,642 MAGNETIC FORCE IN A DIRECTIONAL INPUT DEVICE 2 2011
* Cited By Examiner

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