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Jay Smith III, Kevin Hudson, Bill Hudson: Throw-measuring football. Smith Engineering, Price Gess & Ubell, July 14, 1998: US05779576 (110 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses an amusement projectile characterized in a first embodiment by a football shape which is thrown by a user and which comprises electronics therein to measure and display the distance traveled by the thrown ball to the point of impact with the ground or to another user. Using a ...


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Glenn R Bernard: Stadium game for fans. John R Ross, John R Ross III, September 25, 2001: US06293868 (109 worldwide citation)

A game which is played by fans of sports events such as baseball, football, basketball and soccer. Each player makes advance predictions as regarding the outcome they expect to occur during the event. The player records his predictions in a form that can be checked by a computer. The record of the p ...


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Yuh Lin Chang, Wenjun Zeng: Method and apparatus for extracting indexing information from digital video data. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 27, 1998: US05828809 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to automatically index the locations of specified events on a video tape. The events, for example, include touchdowns, fumbles and other football-related events. An index to the locations where these events occur are created by using both speech detection and video analysis al ...


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David J Marinelli: Speed, spin rate, and curve measuring device using magnetic field sensors. Silicon Pie, James R Young, November 21, 2000: US06151563 (104 worldwide citation)

A device for measuring a movable object, such as a baseball, football, hockey puck, soccer ball, tennis ball, bowling ball, or a golf ball. Part of the device, called the object unit, is embedded, secured, or attached to the movable object of interest, and has a spin detection circuit, electronic pr ...


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Patrick Hughes, Michael Hughes, David Yager: Computerized statistical football game. Michael B Hughes, Patrick J Hughes, David C Yager, Dickstein Shapiro & Morin, April 17, 1990: US04918603 (98 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for playing football. The football game is played on a computer system and is based upon actual football performances by a database of football players. The computer football game is played by a league of individuals, each of whom can individually, or in groups, own a franchis ...


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Kent Wilcoxson Jordan, José Maria de Veiga Fernandes: Method and apparatus for interactive real time distributed gaming. McAndrews Held & Malloy, January 11, 2005: US06840861 (96 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for playing an interactive real time distributed game including receiving at a scoring database a next play prediction for a sporting event from a remote terminal, determining an actual play outcome for the sporting event, transmitting an actual play outcome ...


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Yoshi Sekiguchi, Risa S Vuillemot, Chika Sekiguchi, Juri Sekiguchi: Process and display with moveable images. Yoshi Sekiguchi, Thomas W Tolpin, February 27, 1996: US05494445 (96 worldwide citation)

An efficient economical process is provided to produce an intricate impressive display with outstanding marketing and advertising appeal. In the process, multiple images are formed, such as on a central processing unit, the images are masked and striped, and portions thereof are superimposed. The su ...


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Curtis A Vock, Peter Flentov, Dennis M Darcy: Sport monitoring systems and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage L C, February 15, 2005: US06856934 (93 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining speed, power and/or impact (sporting characteristics) of persons involved in activity. Wireless signals may be generated indicative of the sporting characteristics for receipt and display on a watch worn by the user or on a remote display. Sensors ma ...


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Douglas Bell, Michael A Leabman: System and method for smart registration of wireless power receivers in a wireless power network. Energous Corporation, Eric L Sophir, Dentons US, January 3, 2017: US09537354 (91 worldwide citation)

A system and method for smart registration of wireless power receivers within a wireless power network is disclosed. Each wireless power device may include a universally unique identifier (UUID). Each wireless power device bought by a customer may be registered, at the time of purchase or later. The ...


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Douglas Bell, Michael Leabman: System and method for smart registration of wireless power receivers in a wireless power network. Energous Corporation, Eric L Sophir, Dentons US, January 3, 2017: US09538382 (90 worldwide citation)

The embodiments described herein include a transmitter that transmits a power transmission signal (e.g., radio frequency (RF) signal waves) to create a three-dimensional pocket of energy. At least one receiver can be connected to or integrated into electronic devices and receive power from the pocke ...