Patent Number: 8,872,448

Title: Apparatus and method for reorientation during sensed drop

Abstract: An apparatus including at least one vibrator motor for vibrating the apparatus; a controller connected to the at least one vibrator motor; and at least one sensor connected to the controller. The at least one sensor is configured to sense drop motion of the apparatus. The controller is configured to control the at least one vibrator motor to change orientation of the apparatus during a portion of the drop motion.

Inventors: Boldyrev; Sergey (Soderkulla, FI), Uusitalo; Mikko (Helsinki, FI), Ptchelintsev; Alexander V. (Espoo, FI), Kaaja; Jari-Jukka H. (Jarvenpaa, FI), Oliver; Ian (Soderkulla, FI)

Assignee: Nokia Corporation

International Classification: H02K 33/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00