We are less than a year away from PlayStation 5‘s release -and as we get closer, the number of patents and features are stacking up. Rather it be rumors or small announcements, PlayStation 5 is one of the next-gen consoles that keeps on being a mystery as we still don’t know how it looks. But thanks to a brand new patent published by PlayStation, we have a clue on what kind of controller the next-gen console will have.
PlayStation’s patent file for a new controller
According to the patent, the next PlayStation controller will have a built-in mic that will ease some of the tasks with its on command features.
1. A controller device held by a user’s hand, comprising a microphone, a tactile presentation device for presenting a tactile sensation to the user’s hand, and a speaker, while the user is inputting voice from the microphone, the speaker A controller device which suppresses a sound of the haptic device and controls haptic presentation by the haptic device.
2. The controller device according to claim 1, wherein a low-pass filter is applied to a vibration waveform representing a haptic sense presented by the haptic sense presentation device while the user is inputting voice from the microphone. A controller device for controlling the tactile presentation device based on the vibration waveform after applying the filter.
3. The controller device according to claim 1, wherein the tactile presentation device includes a voice coil motor. A method of controlling a controller device held by a user’s hand, wherein the controller device includes a microphone, a tactile presentation device that presents a tactile sensation to a user’s hand, and a speaker, wherein the controller device is configured to allow a user A control method of a controller device, wherein while the voice is being input, the sound of the speaker is suppressed, and the controller device is controlled so as to perform the tactile presentation control by the tactile presentation device.