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Robert A Knee, Anthony R Favia, Bruce Davis, Larry Miller: Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access. Weil Gotshal & Manges, December 31, 1996: US05589892 (976 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system with access to both stored television program schedule information and data feeds containing status information for live programs such as sporting events. The system includes a data processor for receiving program schedule information for a plurality of programs ...


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Christoph Karl LaDue: Wireless gaming method. Aeris Communications, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 7, 1999: US05999808 (531 worldwide citation)

A method for seamlessly transmitting application specific messages over cellular radio system control channels and switches, for use in wireless gaming and wagering, including the steps of: transmitting application specific messaging bits, configured to appear as origination data packets having from ...


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Glen T Eisenbrey, James J Childress: Acceleration activated joystick. Exergame, Stratton Ballew, May 14, 1996: US05516105 (346 worldwide citation)

A video game user interface device that allows the user to play standard video games using realistic arm, leg and body movements which relate to the various activities portrayed in the video game being played. The device is sensitive to acceleration and outputs a signal to the video game controller ...


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Craig Thorner, Paul M Heilman III: Universal tactile feedback system for computer video games and simulations. July 23, 2002: US06422941 (336 worldwide citation)

A universal tactile feedback system for computer and video game systems is disclosed which provides real time tactile feedback to enhance a user's experience while interacting with a computer/video game or simulation. The tactile feedback system operates both in host-independent and host-depend ...


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David G Capper, Stan Axelrod: Control interface apparatus. David G Capper, Kolisch Hartwell Dickinson McCormack & Heuser, February 22, 1994: US05288078 (332 worldwide citation)

This invention comprises a control interface between a machine and a physical object. The invention includes an infrared transmitter for transmitting a first infrared signal to an object. Upon striking the object, the infrared signal is reflected forming a reflected infrared signal. An infrared rece ...


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Marvin A Ornstein, Richard B Hanbicki: Method and apparatus for playing a betting game including incorporating side betting which may be selected by a game player. MAO, Louis Weinstein, August 4, 1998: US05788574 (322 worldwide citation)

A betting apparatus incorporated into a game of chance enabling a player to make a side bet. A chip receptacle is provided at each player's location of a blackjack table for accepting the side bet. A player's key operated display selects a predetermined number of consecutive wins. A microprocessor c ...


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Stephen G Perlman: Network architecture to support multiple site real-time video games. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 17, 1996: US05586257 (300 worldwide citation)

A system for linking a first computer to a second computer is disclosed. The system of the present invention comprises a network. A first computer is coupled to the network. A second computer is coupled to the network. A server is coupled to the network for receiving a request for direct linking fro ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Richard B Gillespie: Method and apparatus for providing damping force feedback. Immersion Human Interface, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, February 24, 1998: US05721566 (286 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for interfacing the motion of an object with a digital processing system includes a sensor for detecting movement of the object along a degree of freedom. A passive pneumatic or hydraulic damper is coupled to the object to provide a damping resistance to the object along the d ...


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Senthil Kumar, Jakub Segen: Gesture-based input interface system with shadow detection. Lucent Technologies, September 23, 2003: US06624833 (281 worldwide citation)

An input interface system provides gesture-based user control of an application running on a computer by classification of user gestures in image signals. A given one of the image signals is processed to determine if it contains one of a number of designated user gestures, e.g., a point gesture, a r ...


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Fernando Morales: Software controlled multi-mode interactive TV systems. Laurence R Brown, September 2, 1997: US05663757 (279 worldwide citation)

A wide range interactive two way communication video system operable nation-wide over satellite links has comprehensive local data processing stations for network subscribers that give a wide range of choices for customizing system features. In particular the system is soft-ware controlled by a prog ...



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