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David S Barrett, Gillian M Lee, Scott N Miller, M O S C Jasba Simpson, Eric D Rosenthal: Method and apparatus for program selection. Disney Enterprises, Hecker & Harriman, December 21, 1999: US06005597 (457 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a method and apparatus for television program selection that monitors the viewing preferences of a viewer to create a dynamic viewer profile that is used to rate available programs. Based on the viewer profile, available programs are sorted and presented to the viewer ...


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Jonathan Ackley: Cell phone parental control. Disney Enterprises, Farjami & Farjami, November 27, 2007: US07302272 (140 worldwide citation)

A method for allowing remote control of the usage of a networked wireless device including incoming communications, outgoing communications, and application launching. Controlling entities, such as parent cellular telephones or web sites, are provided with the ability to select a list of approved an ...


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Gary Schnuckle, Holger Irmler, Alfredo Ayala, Jamie Robertson, Bryan S Tye: System and method for generating a flickering flame effect. Disney Enterprises, Greenberg Traurig, Louis J Bovasso Esq, Stuart T Langley Esq, January 9, 2007: US07159994 (91 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a flickering effect comprises a light communicating cable, at least one light receiving cable secured on a rotatable mount rotatable about a horizontal axis, a light diffuser element in communication with the at least one light receiving cable and a rod connected to the diffuse ...


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Gary Schnuckle, Holger Irmler, Alfredo Ayala, Jamie Robertson, Bryan S Tye: System and method for generating a flickering flame effect. Disney Enterprises, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, Kent A Lembke, August 28, 2007: US07261455 (87 worldwide citation)

A system for creating a flickering effect comprising a simulated candle housing, a light communicating channel on the housing, a source of ultraviolet light disposed in the channel, and a simulated flame having ultraviolet material thereon movable back and forth from its vertical axis mounted in the ...


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Robert W Driscoll, Edward Wood, Peter Kristoffy: Interactive character system. Disney Enterprises, Margo Maddux, Donald L Wenskay Esq, Greenberg Trauring, May 4, 2004: US06729934 (83 worldwide citation)

An interactive character system that includes one or more toy characters and an environment, such as a theme park. Each toy character has one or more one or more electronic signal receivers, and an electronic system. The electronic system is structured to produce oral communication and has a program ...


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Yiqing Wang: System and method for targeted ad delivery. Disney Enterprises, Ference & Associates, June 8, 2010: US07734632 (75 worldwide citation)

A method and system of generating a user profile for advertisement over a computer network is disclosed. A webpage identifier that identifies a webpage and a content category identifier that identifies a content category is generated. The webpage identifier is associated with the content category id ...


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Gregory B Hale, Reynold Duane Green, William G Wiedefeld, Harold Andrew McLaughlin: System and method of wirelessly triggering portable devices. Disney Enterprises, Donald Wenskay Esq, Margo Maddux Patent Agent, Greenberg Traurig, August 31, 2004: US06785539 (75 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a system and method of wirelessly triggering portable devices to provide a user with audio and/or visual information related to a show or attraction, for example, or for the purposes of captioning, language translation, assistive listening, and descriptive audio. A ...


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Bruce G Laval, Gregory B Hale: Method and system for managing attraction admission. Disney Enterprises, Charles Berman, Daniel Chapik, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, January 9, 2001: US06173209 (74 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and system for managing admission to an attraction. In one or more embodiments, the system comprises a first queue by which customers may access the attraction by waiting in line and a second queue by which customers may access the attraction in a manner which avoids the fi ...


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Gary W Schnuckle: Kinetic flame device. Disney Enterprises, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, Kent A Lembke, Stuart Langley, November 23, 2010: US07837355 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus creating a flickering flame effect. The apparatus includes a housing with an interior space with first and second stages. A drive mechanism generates a time varying electromagnetic field extending into the first stage. A first pendulum member is pivotally mounted in the interior space o ...


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