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Jay S Walker, Andrew S Van Luchene: Conditional purchase offer (CPO) management system for collectibles. priceline com Incorporated, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan L, August 22, 2000: US06108639 (294 worldwide citation)

A collectible conditional purchase offer (CPO) management system is disclosed for receiving and processing individual CPOs from buyers for one or more collectibles, such as coins, stamps, art prints, comic books, baseball cards, jewelry, or other used or secondary market goods. The collectible CPO m ...


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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 (272 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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Herbert Wiener, Michael Steven Budlow, Robert D Alessio: Method and apparatus for playing a gambling game with athletic game features. Greenblum & Bernstein, December 28, 1999: US06007427 (201 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses casino baseball gambling games played on electronic video gaming devices including a microprocessor, computer memory chips, programming software or firmware, a video display, control input buttons, and a coin acceptor. In a first embodiment of the invention, multiple ...


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John Ellenby, Thomas Ellenby, Peter Ellenby: Vision system for viewing a sporting event. Geovector Corporation, Page Lohr, February 29, 2000: US06031545 (186 worldwide citation)

The systems combine images of a real scene with computer generated imagery where the computer generated imagery is particular to the position and pointing attitude of the device. Being useful to spectators of the game baseball, the device can produce images showing where a strike zone is relative to ...


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Robert A Luxenberg, Robert J Brown: method of evaluating data relating to a common subject. Interactive Network, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 7, 1991: US05013038 (162 worldwide citation)

A method of determining the winners of, for example, a game of skill in conjunction with a football or baseball game without the input of all the scores is provided. By the use of statistical sampling a small fraction of the remote players upload their scores to a central station via a telephone lin ...


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Robert A Luxenberg, Robert J Brown: Method of evaluating data relating to a common subject. Interactive Network, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 9, 1992: US05120076 (159 worldwide citation)

A method of determining the winners of, for example, a game of skill in conjunction with a football or baseball game without the input of all the scores is provided. By the use of statistical sampling a small fraction of the remote players upload their scores to a central station via a telephone lin ...


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John Ellenby, Thomas Ellenby, Peter Ellenby: Vision system for viewing a sporting event. Criticom, April 21, 1998: US05742521 (153 worldwide citation)

The following invention is primarily concerned with new and improved systems for viewing a sporting event. In particular, systems which combine images of a real scene with computer generated imagery where the computer generated imagery is particular to the position and pointing attitude of the devic ...


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John D Lipps, Stephen J Szczecinski, Robert W Baskette: Sensing spatial movement. Sports Sciences, John L Gray, April 21, 1998: US05741182 (131 worldwide citation)

Apparatus including a video baseball-simulating game and a special bat containing a combination of electronic, mechanical, and optical components for providing infrared radiation or other energy (typically electrical) that is modulated when the player swings the bat and thus actuates a centrifugal s ...


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Peter Lipson: Baseball simulation system. Atari Games Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 25, 1995: US05435554 (127 worldwide citation)

A system and method for simulating a baseball game. The present invention includes means for controlling the direction of a hit through timing and joystick control. The pitch of the ball is controlled in vertical and horizontal directions to provide a three-dimensional control effect. The quality an ...


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Carl P Pearson, David W Hood: Video sports game system using trading cards. Hero, Jensen & Puntigam, May 2, 1995: US05411259 (126 worldwide citation)

The system includes a control system (12) which carries out the performance of a video sports game, such as a baseball game, and controls the display on a video monitor (14). Input information concerning the performance of players in the game is supplied via trading card elements (20--20), each of t ...



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