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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, March 23, 2010: US07682239 (137 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to allow players to wager on video games. The method disclosed herein can allow players to win or lose money while partaking in any video game previously played for entertainment purposes. A player can purchase play time on a game, play the game and ...


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Scott Eliott: Security system for video game system with hard disk drive and internet access capability. Nintendo of America, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, October 22, 2002: US06468160 (131 worldwide citation)

An existing video game system is modified to include additional communication and storage capability via a modem and hard disk drive. In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, the primary system security features are incorporated into a video game system expansion device having a h ...


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Robert M Best: Video games with voice dialog. Graybeal & Cullom, April 24, 1984: US04445187 (128 worldwide citation)

A video game system by which human viewers conduct simulated voice conversations with game characters or cartoon characters in a branching story game shown on a television screen. The characters and cartoons reply responsively with lip-sync sound to words input by viewers. Different audio and video ...


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David J Asher: Joystick with membrane sensor. November 18, 1997: US05689285 (125 worldwide citation)

A joystick for generation of directional control signals for computers, video games, remote controllers, and other electronic devices and instrumentation. The present invention comprises a resistive membrane sensor and an actuator for coupling directional forces onto the membrane sensor. The resisti ...


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Richard Channing Garfield: Trading card game method of play. Wizards of the Coast, Graham & James Riddell Williams P S, September 2, 1997: US05662332 (124 worldwide citation)

Provided herein is a novel method of game play and game components that in one embodiment are in the form of trading cards (10, 12, 40, 42, 44, 48, 54, 60, 64). However, the game components may take other forms, such as a board game, or the game may be played in different media, such as electronic g ...


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Leon P Stoel, Vernon E Hills, David M Bankers, Douglas D Truckenmiller: Multiple dwelling unit interactive audio/video distribution system. LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation, Sheridan Ross P C, May 18, 1999: US05905942 (123 worldwide citation)

An audio/video distribution system for a multiple dwelling unit such as an apartment building provides programming which is selectable by a subscriber through the interactive use of on-screen menus. Programming and services are supplied from a headend over a distribution network to individual apartm ...


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Ravi Krishnamurthy, Sriram Sethuraman, Xiaobing Lee, Tihao Chiang: Latency-based statistical multiplexing. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, December 16, 2003: US06665872 (120 worldwide citation)

When two or more different video streams a e compressed for concurrent transmission of multiple compressed video bitstreams over a single shared communication channel, control over both (1) the transmission of data over the shared channel and (2) the compression processing that generates the bitstre ...


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John W Houriet Jr, Kevin A Hassan: System for creating menu choices of video games on a display. Merit, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, November 19, 1996: US05575717 (119 worldwide citation)

A system for allowing a game operator to individually tailor parameters of a video game machine provides a plurality of user interactive video screen displays for selecting the parameters. The parameters include the selection of menu choices of video games from a library of video games which are ava ...


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Murgesh S Navar: System and method for distributed storage and presentation of multimedia in a cable network environment. T Lester Wallace, July 18, 2006: US07080400 (118 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for distributing multimedia content (such as video, games, music, pictures), where the multimedia content is stored in a plurality of set-top boxes that are connected to a cable network. A controller unit located at a central cable station manages the multimedia content. The m ...


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Robert M Burke II, David Z Carman: System for regulating access to and distributing content in a network. Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt P C, February 21, 2012: US08122128 (118 worldwide citation)

There is provided a system for regulating access and managing distribution of content in a network, such as the Internet. The system includes communication gateways, installed at a subscriber site, internet control points, installed remotely, and various network elements installed throughout the net ...



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