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Peter D Dickinson: Gaming machine and method using touch screen. International Game Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 14, 1999: US05951397 (947 worldwide citation)

An improved gaming machine having a touch screen applied to an outer face of a CRT display and a limited number of push-button actuators. Either the touch screen or the push-button actuators can be used for controlling play as well as selecting one of several games that can be played on the machine. ...


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Peter D Dickinson, Charles T Schreiber, Logan Pease: Cashless gaming apparatus and method. International Game Technology, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, November 30, 1993: US05265874 (698 worldwide citation)

A cashless gaming apparatus and method suitable for casinos. A player hands over money and an ID card to a clerk at a validation terminal. The clerk stores the ID number and the amount of money in the memory of the validation terminal. Then the clerk returns the ID card to the player for operating a ...


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Peter D Dickinson: Gaming machine and method using touch screen. International Game Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 3, 2001: US06210279 (414 worldwide citation)

An improved gaming machine having a touch screen applied to an outer face of a CRT display and a limited number of push-button actuators. Either the touch screen or the push-button actuators can be used for controlling play as well as selecting one of several games that can be played on the machine. ...


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Peter D Dickinson, William K Bertram: Reel monitoring device for an amusement machine. I G T, Townsend and Townsend, March 27, 1990: US04911449 (143 worldwide citation)

A slot machine having three reels and a mechanism for spinning and stopping them after a starting handle is pulled, in response to control signals from a microprocessor. Each reel has a slotted coding ring forming a single track of digital information which may be read by a single optic sensor as th ...


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Peter D Dickinson, William K Bertram: Reel monitoring device for an amusement machine. IGT, Townsend and Townsend, October 22, 1991: US05058893 (90 worldwide citation)

A slot machine is disclosed having three coaxially mounted reels and a mechanism for simultaneously spinning the three reels when a starting handle is pulled, and stopping them at three new stopping positions in response to control signals from a microprocessors. Each reel has a sprocket with 32 sto ...


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Logan L Pease, Delbert Richard, Peter D Dickinson deceased: Method and apparatus for verifying the contents of a storage device. International Game Technology, July 1, 1997: US05644704 (62 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verifying the contents of a storage device. A number of steps are involved in performing the verification. First, non-sequential data is written into each unused memory location of the storage device. Then, a non-associative technique is performed on contents of each memor ...


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Peter D Dickinson, Robert A Luciano: Amusement machine. International Game Technology, Townsend and Townsend, December 8, 1987: US04711452 (51 worldwide citation)

A slot machine having multiple spinning reels coaxially mounted in a frame for relative rotation. All machine movements are electrically activated by pulling a starting handle. The handle operates an electric switch which, in turn, initiates sequencing of the machine by a processor.


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Peter D Dickinson, William Bertram: Reel monitoring and diagnostic device for an amusement machine. IGT, Townsend and Townsend, April 28, 1987: US04660833 (50 worldwide citation)

A self-diagnostic apparatus is disclosed which has a transducer, such as a solenoid, for performing a mechanical movement in response to an electrical signal of at least a "first energy," such as a constant DC voltage applied over a predetermined time period. A control device, such as a microprocess ...


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Patrick P de Cavaignac, Peter D Dickinson: Cursor find system for the display of a word processing system. Vydec, Stephen P Fox, August 10, 1976: US03974493 (43 worldwide citation)

In a keyboard entry word processing system, text is stored in a recirculating refresh memory along with a carriage return code at the end of each line. The text is displayed on a CRT screen. A cursor symbol, also displayed on the screen, may be moved by keyboard control to designate a particular cha ...


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Peter D Dickinson, Robert A Luciano: Amusement machine. IGT, Townsend and Townsend, January 13, 1987: US04635937 (32 worldwide citation)

A slot machine having multiple spinning reels coaxially mounted in a frame for relative rotation. All machine movements are electrically activated by pulling a starting handle. The handle operates an electric switch which, in turn, initiates sequencing of the machine by a processor.