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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 (130 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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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, March 23, 2010: US07682239 (127 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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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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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 (120 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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Richard Channing Garfield: Trading card game method of play. Wizards of the Coast, Graham & James Riddell Williams P S, September 2, 1997: US05662332 (120 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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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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Ravi Krishnamurthy, Sriram Sethuraman, Xiaobing Lee, Tihao Chiang: Latency-based statistical multiplexing. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, December 16, 2003: US06665872 (117 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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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 (116 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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Yugo Ohno, Masataka Inoue: System for providing audio and video services on demand. NEC Corporation, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, July 14, 1998: US05781734 (112 worldwide citation)

A system comprise a management section, a plurality of terminal sections and a coaxial cable. The management section is provided with a predetermined number of video game units and video recorders. The management section further comprises a memory for storing a plurality of video game programs. Each ...



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