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Larry Miller: Stationary exercise device. Howard & Howard, January 24, 1995: US05383829 (199 worldwide citation)

An exercise device includes a pair of foot engaging links. The first end of each link is supported for rotational motion about a pivot axis and a second end of each foot link is guided in a reciprocal path of travel. The combination of these foot link motions permits the users foot to travel in an i ...


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Norman Apperson, Brian C Beckman: System and method for safety distributing executable objects. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 2, 1999: US05978484 (197 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method and system for distributing and executing executable code. Before sending executable code to a client, a distributing authority associates a privilege request code with the executable code. The privilege request code indicates a requested set of privileges that the ex ...


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Hector G Fasce: Propulsion and transmission mechanism for bicycles, similar vehicles and exercise apparatus. Hector G Fasce, Hector G Fasce, June 16, 1992: US05121654 (193 worldwide citation)

Apparatus of dual partially independent mechanism to propel bicycles or other vehicles, having a bottom bracket shell attached to a frame, a pair of main shafts mounted separately in said bottom bracket shell, a pair of propulsion levers supporting operating pedals, a pair of arcs each arc attached ...


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Bryan D Andrus, Martin Sikes, Christopher D G Robertson, Roderick Armes, Mark J Slemko, Andrew G Maduza, Augustine Nieto: Physical exercise video system. Life Fitness, Michael B McMurry, January 7, 1997: US05591104 (190 worldwide citation)

A physical exercise video system includes a physical exercise machine (22), a video system (24) and an interface module (26). The video system (24) has a computer (28) and a removable cartridge (34). The interface module (26) is interposed between the computer (28) and cartridge (34), and provides i ...


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John Y Chen: Gelatinous elastomer articles. Applied Elastomerics, May 27, 1997: US05633286 (190 worldwide citation)

Novel composites are formed from a low rigidity oriented and non-oriented gelatinous elastomer composition of poly(styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene) or poly(styrene-ethylene-proplene-styrene) triblock copolymer and high levels of a plasticizing oil. The gelatinous elastomer composition is physicall ...


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Alfred Thomas, Benjamin T Gomez, Robert J Wilson Jr, Roger A Delott: Bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 11, 2003: US06645074 (189 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...


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Justin Hall Tipping: Video game difficulty level adjuster dependent upon players aerobic activity level during exercise. Peter J Phillips, March 19, 1991: US05001632 (189 worldwide citation)

An exercise device, such as a exercise bicycle, is connected to a speed sensor indicating activity level, e.g. speed of the bicycle. The activity level signal, along with a heart rate signal, are provided to a video game, such as a Pac-man type video game. The game monitors the heart rate of the exe ...


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Frank R Ogilvie, James W Ogilvie: Human powered machine and conveyance with reciprocating pedals. Boniard I Brown, June 30, 1992: US05125677 (189 worldwide citation)

A machine powered by forces exerted by the machine user on machine driving members, such as pedals, which drive a rotary driven member through a unique variable ratio drive system. The machine may be constructed and arranged for use as either a vehicular conveyance for the machine, user or a station ...


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Stuart M W Lindsay, James H Wagner: Treadle drive system with positive engagement clutch. Donald W Meeker, September 19, 1995: US05451070 (185 worldwide citation)

A treadle drive system operates comfortably in a standing or seated position with two toe or heel end pivoting treadles. A flexible drive line (chain, cable, belt, etc.) from each treadle drives a pair of forward biased driving rings (having sprockets, pulleys, belt wheels, etc.) concentrically enci ...


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