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David J Frerichs, Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas: Method and system for adding advertisements over streaming audio based upon a user profile over a world wide area network of computers. Sonicbox, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 27, 2004: US06684249 (137 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting advertisements into streaming audio for transmission over a world wide network of computers. The method includes transmitting audio data from a first server location to a client location. The audio data include a flag and audio content data. The method also includes monitoring ...


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Mark Bolas, Ian E McDowall, Michael N Bolas: Method and system for controlling computer-generated virtual environment in response to audio signals. Fakespace, Alfred A Equitz, Limbach & Limbach, April 30, 1996: US05513129 (120 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the control and manipulation of a virtual environment (such as virtual objects therein) in response to a music signal. The music is either interpreted directly to effect the control and manipulation. Alternatively, a control track corresponding to an audio signal (such as ...


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Mark Bolas, Ian E McDowall, Russell Mead: Image display method and apparatus with means for yoking viewpoint orienting muscles of a user. Fakespace, Limbach & Limbach, July 25, 1995: US05436638 (112 worldwide citation)

An image display method and system in which exertion of a user's viewpoint orienting muscle groups is yoked to sensors measuring displacement and/or force to provide feedback information for control of a virtual-world without requiring full physical-motion by the user. The yoked muscle exertion is m ...


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas: Method for line field-sequential color video display. Fakespace, Alfred A Equitz, Limbach & Limbach, June 18, 1996: US05528262 (87 worldwide citation)

Describes the application of field-sequential color techniques to create a line field-sequential color display with particular advantages for head-mounted and head-coupled displays. The display is composed of a gray-scale CRT or other white display and a color shutter with fast switching time. The s ...


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Mark T Bolas, Ian E McDowall: Internet radio receiver having a rotary knob for selecting audio content provider designations and negotiating internet access to URLS associated with the designations. IM Networks, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, May 14, 2002: US06389463 (75 worldwide citation)

An device for receiving streaming audio or other audio sources netcast in analogous fashion to a radio broadcast, said device providing an interface analogous to a radio receiver, eliminating the necessity of an intervening personal computer system.


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas, Scott Smith, Mary McCann: Internet radio receiver with linear tuning interface. Mosi Media, May 24, 2011: US07949707 (69 worldwide citation)

A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, said system providing for selection of internet based audio content providers based on arbitrarily assigned numbers that function as proxies for the URL or IP address of the audio content providers.


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas, Russell C Mead Jr, Christian Greuel: Virtual reality glove system with fabric conductors. Fakespace, K David Crockett & Crockett Crockett, October 3, 2000: US06128004 (66 worldwide citation)

A data input glove for use with a computer system, virtual reality system or the like, with numerous electrodes place on the glove and interconnected with electronic controls enabling sensing of contact between any combination of the electrodes, with electrodes made of flexible electrically conducti ...


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas: Method and system for high performance computer-generated virtual environments. Fakespace, K David Crockett Esq, Crocket & Fish, May 18, 1999: US05905499 (38 worldwide citation)

A computer system and computer-implemented method for rendering images in real-time with a three-dimensional appearance. Using a database including at least one pair of texture maps uses as a stereo pair behind a portal to simulate a scene. An input database can be processed to generate a processed ...


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Ian E McDowall, Mark T Bolas, Scott Smith: Internet radio receiver with linear tuning interface. IM Networks, K David Crockett Esq, Crockett & Crockett, July 19, 2005: US06920479 (17 worldwide citation)

A system for supplying streaming media or other media sources to clients, which provides for selection of internet based audio contest providers based on arbitrarily assigned numbers that function as proxies for the URL or IP address of the audio content providers.


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Ian E McDowall: Dual optical path prism and camera in a minimally invasive surgical system. Intuitive Surgical Operations, October 23, 2012: US08295693 (14 worldwide citation)

In a minimally invasive surgical system, a camera includes a prismatic element having a lens within the prismatic element. The lens corrects the resulting image focus for the non-visible light to make it substantially the same as the focus for the visible light. Alternatively, the lens corrects the ...