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Toshiyuki Kaji, Toshihiro Nakane, Yoshinori Harada, Naoki Fuse: Communicative game system. Kabushiki Kaisha Sega Enterprises, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 6, 2001: US06183367 (96 worldwide citation)

By enabling exchange of information relating to players, apart from game data, “communication” between the players is increased, and the sense of rivalry and level of interest generated by a game are raised. The communicative game system


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Toshikazu Yoshida, Hidenori Shiba, Toshiyuki Kaji, Takao Yamauchi, Fumihiro Kato, Akira Nishino, Toru Ohara, Takaharu Terada: Card stack reader, card thereof, card case, method for manufacturing card, game machine using the same, computer-readable storage medium on which game program is recorded. Sega Corporation, Dickstein Shapiro, April 15, 2008: US07357321 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a card stack reader, a card thereof, a card case, a method for manufacturing the card, a game machine using the same, and a computer-readable storage medium on which a game program is recorded. The card stack reader comprises an imaging unit which reads an image from ...


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Toshikazu Yoshida, Hidenori Shiba, Toshiyuki Kaji, Takao Yamauchi, Fumihiro Kato, Akira Nishino, Toru Ohara, Takaharu Terada: Card stack reader, card thereof, card case, method for manufacturing card, game machine using the same, computer-readable storage medium on which game program is recorded. Sega Corporation, Dickstein Shapiro, July 7, 2009: US07556197 (62 worldwide citation)

Embodiments describe a card stack reader having an imaging unit which reads an image from a peripheral side portion of a stack of cards, each card having a read code along a peripheral side edge thereof, the read code indentifying the card, and a code recognizing unit which recognizes the read code ...


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Toshihiro Nakane, Yoshinori Harada, Naoki Fuse: Communicative game system. Kabushiki Kaisha Sega Enterprises, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 23, 2001: US06306039 (47 worldwide citation)

By enabling exchange of information relating to players, apart from game data, “communication” between the players is increased, and the sense of rivalry and level of interest generated by a game are raised. The communication game system


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Naomi Yamamoto, Toshihiro Nakane: Audio signal processing device. Kabushiki Kaisha Sega, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, April 11, 2006: US07027600 (32 worldwide citation)

The audio signal processing device of the present invention arranges objects in a virtual three-dimensional space and generates audio signals by performing, at a prescribed listening position, audio simulation to sounds generated from a prescribed sounding position. This invention is characterized i ...


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Jiro Yoshida, Tomoyuki Kawano, Takuya Kawakami, Hiroshi Yagi, Noriaki Ueda, Takao Yamauchi, Naoki Nakamura: Card inverting device, card game machine, and card inverting method. Sega Corporation, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, April 8, 2003: US06543770 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention aims to reverse and transport a card in an automated card game machine, and relates to a card reversing device that reverses and transports each card, with no one touching the card. The present invention also relates to such a card game machine and a card reversing method. Each ...


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Toshikazu Yoshida, Hidenori Shiba, Takao Yamauchi, Fumihiro Kato, Junichi Tsuchiya, Yoshitaka Maeyama, Jinichiro Okuda, Mitsuhiko Kakita: Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card. Sega Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, October 7, 2008: US07431297 (20 worldwide citation)

A card game apparatus includes a large-size panel display, a main control unit that controls screens on the large-size panel display, and a plurality of terminal apparatuses that are communicably connected to the main control unit. A game player purchases an integrated circuit card and, for example, ...


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Shinichi Furuhashi, Toshiyuki Kaji: Image display apparatus and image display method. Sega Enterprises, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, June 25, 2002: US06411294 (7 worldwide citation)

The image display apparatus of the present invention examines the transparency of a pixel to determine whether the Z coordinate of the pixel should be written in the depth buffer. Therefore, when the objects which are constituted by polygons, wherein opaque pixels and translucent pixels coexist, int ...


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Toshikazu Yoshida, Hidenori Shiba, Takao Yamauchi, Fumihiro Kato, Junichi Tsuchiya, Yoshitaka Maeyama, Jinichiro Okuda, Mitsuhiko Kakita: Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card. Sega Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, September 20, 2011: US08020869 (6 worldwide citation)

A game apparatus includes a game execution unit, casing, card arrangement panel, luminator that illuminates the panel, sensor unit that receives light from the panel and generates image data, and recognition unit to separate data of each card, and detect positions of the cards. Each of the plurality ...


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Toshiyuki Kaji, Toshikazu Yoshida, Hidenori Shiba, Takao Yamauchi, Fumihiro Kato, Junichi Tsuchiya, Yoshitaka Maeyama, Jinichiro Okuda, Mitsuhiko Kakita: Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card. Sega Corporation, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, May 8, 2012: US08172229 (2 worldwide citation)

A card game system, including a plurality of terminal apparatuses, a card data reading unit for detecting unique data of each of cards when an operator arranges and manipulates a set of cards selected by the operator on a flat surface of the panel on the terminal apparatus, and a game execution unit ...