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Douglas Trumbull, Marty Behrens, Erich Greenebaum: Interactive computer-based entertainment system. Ridefilm Corporation, McCormick Paulding & Huber, August 18, 1998: US05795228 (214 worldwide citation)

An interactive computer-based entertainment system interacts with a user and presents to the user an interactive show comprising audio, video images and computer-generated graphical images. The entertainment system comprises a user interface, a database, a show controller and an activity server. The ...


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Douglas Trumbull: Amusement ride. Future General Corporation, Standard Alliance, Lindenberg Freilich Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, January 3, 1978: US04066256 (65 worldwide citation)

A relatively inexpensive and compact ride for an amusement park and the like, which creates the illusion that the passengers are seated in a rapidly maneuvering vehicle, by applying forces to the passenger in synchronism with the display of a motion picture image. The apparatus includes a passenger- ...


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Douglas Trumbull: Method and apparatus for producing dynamic imagery in a visual medium. Entertainment Design Workshop, McCormick Paulding & Huber, August 3, 2004: US06769771 (58 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing motion pictures using real time composites of computer generated virtual backgrounds and live foreground images recorded on a sound stage includes camera motion tracking, automated lighting control, on-line editing, and production and asset management to accelera ...


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Douglas Trumbull: Method and apparatus for generating supplemental motion in a simulator. Ridefilm Corporation, McCormick Paulding & Huber, April 6, 1993: US05199875 (38 worldwide citation)

A simulator system for use in providing an event simulation to occupants includes a motion base moveable along displacement axes by means of displaceable actuators. Feedback sensors provide signals indicative of the measured displacement of a corresponding actuator. An audio-visual display mechanism ...


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Douglas Trumbull: Compact simulator system theater. Ridefilm Corporation, McCormick Paulding & Huber, July 18, 1995: US05433670 (27 worldwide citation)

A compact theater for use with a simulator system includes a motion base moveable only along three mutually orthogonal displacement axes by means of displaceable actuators. A projector and screen are included for providing a sequence of audio signals and visual images to the occupants. A motion base ...


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Douglas Trumbull, David Collins, Wayne Smith, Robert Spieldiener: Motion picture amusement ride. Showscan Film Corporation, Intamin Corp Est, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, June 21, 1988: US04752065 (24 worldwide citation)

An amusement ride is provided, of the type that moves and tilts passengers viewing a motion picture, which is more versatile than prior rides. A plurality of passenger-holding frames is provided, that are all moved in sychronism, each by a separate set of actuators, while the passengers view a stati ...


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Douglas Trumbull: Method of generating an event simulation. Ridefilm Corporation, March 19, 1996: US05499920 (23 worldwide citation)

A simulator system for use in providing an event simulation to an occupant includes a motion base moveable only along three mutually orthogonal displacement axes by means of displaceable actuators. An audio-visual display mechanism is included for providing a sequence of audio and visual images to t ...


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Douglas Trumbull, David Collins, Wayne Smith, Robert Spieldiener: Motion picture amusement ride. Showscan Film Corporation, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, October 17, 1989: US04874162 (22 worldwide citation)

An amusement ride is provided, of the type that moves and tilts passengers viewing a motion picture, which is more versatile than prior rides. A plurality of passenger-holding frames is provided, that are all moved in sychronism, each by a separate set of actuators, while the passengers view a stati ...


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Douglas Trumbull, David Collins, Wayne Smith, Robert Spieldiener: Amusement ride apparatus with a plurality of individually tiltable frames. Showscan Film Corporation, Intamin Corp Est, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, January 17, 1989: US04798376 (18 worldwide citation)

An amusement ride is provided, of the type that moves and tilts passengers viewing a motion picture, which is more versatile than prior rides. A plurality of passenger-holding frames is provided, that are all moved in synchronism, each by a separate set of actuators, while the passengers view a stat ...


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Atsushi Katayama, Nobuhiko Matsukuma, Yoshihiro Iwama, Atsuhiko Nishikawa, Douglas Trumbull, Eric A Wilson, Brahm Rhodes, Steven D Bronson, Joshua D Minges, Erich A Greenebaum: Ride simulation system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 13, 2002: US06431989 (18 worldwide citation)

In order to display distortion-free and high-precision images which give a three-dimensional appearance to many crews in a ride simulation system, there is provided a ride simulation system comprising a ride casing which is in shape of a capsule and can accept one or more people and a driving mechan ...