Turn any object into a PlayStation controller - Sony

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Imagine taking any 3-D object and using it to control a virtual bat, a pool cue, a bowling ball -- anything -- on your PlayStation.

That's what Sony could be cooking up, according to a patent that the company filed earlier this year. The patent was initially discovered by technology firm SmartUp Legal.

First published August 18, 2015: 7:10 AM ET
Source: Research provided by legal technology firm SmartUp Legal.