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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer. September 22, 1987: US04695953 (474 worldwide citation)

The motion picture branching method is superseded by an animation method which enables rapid and repeated switching of multiple tracks of different camera-originated animation of the same character during continuous action in a scene, and enables branching at the termination of an action to multiple ...


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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer. December 8, 1987: US04711543 (316 worldwide citation)

An animation method supersedes the motion picture branching method by, first, enabling rapid and repeated switching of multiple tracks of different camera-originated animation of the same character during continuous action in a scene, and second, by enabling branching at the termination of an action ...


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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: Interactive video system providing repeated switching of multiple tracks of actions sequences. Davis & Schroeder, August 24, 1993: US05239464 (311 worldwide citation)

An improved video system that enables a player to interact with mid-air stereo perception images of foreshortened perspective animation and with animation displayed on the projection screen or monitor, by controlling the motions of a robotic simulation apparatus deployed in front of the projection s ...


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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: Method and apparatus for player interaction with animated characters and objects. Davis & Schroeder, August 24, 1993: US05239463 (306 worldwide citation)

An improved video system that enables a player to interact with mid-air stereo perception images of foreshortened perspective animation and return the animation back to the playing field on the projection screen or monitor, or to effect other interactive dramatics with the animation. The improvement ...


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Frank S Preston, Preston E Blair: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer through input above a book page. Davis & Schroeder, December 29, 1992: US05174759 (111 worldwide citation)

A video system enables the operator to repeatedly touch a study object to change the action according to dramatics or game on a video display.


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Frank S Preston: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer. Schroeder Davis & Orliss, August 13, 1991: USRE033662

The motion picture branching method is superseded by an animation method which enables rapid and repeated switching of multiple tracks of different camera-originated animation of the same character during continuous action in a scene, and enables branching at the termination of an action to multiple ...


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