GEAR (Game Enhancing Augmented Reality) - A lower limb alternative control interface for computers

Case ID:
C14208
Disclosure Date:
5/23/2016
Description:
Unmet Need
For current gaming systems, computers, and other electronics, the controller is adapted for use by the users hands.  There are limited solutions available to provide more sensitive, robust controllers for those needing to use their lower limbs to control an electronic device.

Technical Description
JHU researchers have created a device, partnered with novel software, that transfers dexterous control of computers from the hands to the feet.  The device features an innovative sensor design provides high sensitivity and robust usability.  A Graphic User Interfaces allow for significant user customization of output commands and input sensitivity. 

Stage of Development
Working Prototype
Patent Information:
Title App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Expire Date Patent Status
GEAR (Game Enhancing Augmented Reality) - A lower limb alternative control interface for computers PCT: Patent Cooperation Treaty PCT PCT/US2017/038089   6/19/2017     Pending
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For Information, Contact:
Jon Gottlieb
jgottl10@jhu.edu
410-614-0300
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