US Patent No. 10,509,465


Patent No. 10,509,465
Issue Date December 17, 2019
Title Mouth Operated Input System
Inventorship Adriana Mallozzi, Brookline, MA (US)
Shana Penna, Brookline, MA (US)
Jiahao Zhao, Chelsea, MA (US)
Elijah Tucker, Maynard, MA (US)
Marian Heman-Ackah, Jamaica Plain, MA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,509,465

1. An input system operably coupled to at least one apparatus and configured to provide inputs thereto comprising:a controller, said controller having an operating software configured to provide operation of the mouth operated input system, said controller having the necessary electronics to receive, store, transmit and manipulate data;
an input device, said input device operably coupled to said controller, said mouth operated input device having a joystick module and an activation module, said activation module operably coupled to said joystick module, said activation module having a portion that is configured to be engaged by a user, said activation module having an activation module control board disposed therein, said activation module having a plurality of actuators, said plurality of actuators being operably engaged through different techniques, said plurality of actuators operably coupled to said activation module control board, said plurality of actuators configured to generate a signal ensuing engagement thereof, said signal from said plurality of actuators transmitted to at least one apparatus so as to provide an input command providing control thereof; and
wherein the input system includes a first mode of operation and a second mode of operation.