A 2014 patent from Nintendo for a possible new controller has surfaced thanks to a user on NeoGaf, revealing some interesting settings.

The patent has some form of exercise controller/system incorporating sensors for load, acceleration, gyro and temperature, amongst other things, to be used for gaming/exercise.

More diagrams depict the various uses for the controller and the player which can be viewed in length here.

There is no word as to whether this patent will be connected to the rumoured Nintendo NX, but it’s implementation in various fitness and sports games is likely if this controller is in development.