TODAYS PATENT- GAMING GLOVE
The Gaming glove invented by Ming-Tsung Lee ,on the of 13th October2005 , bearing patent number US20050223469A1.
The above invention is a glove for participants of video gaming includes various palmar grip surfaces and a cushion overlying the flexor pollicis brevis and/or opponens pollicis muscles to protect the thumb and palm, and avoid fatigue and repetitive motion injury. The cushion can be a gel pack suitable for heating or cooling, and can be replaced while playing.
The glove can also include electrodes on the inner surface for the application of TEMS and/or TENS to the wearer, even during play. In light of the foregoing, it would be beneficial to provide a glove that alleviates or reduces the trauma associated with extended periods of video gaming in which the hands are maintained in an essentially fixed position for extended periods and the thumbs are required to move quickly and repetitively.