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G Merle Bachmann, Charles L Davis, Annis R Morgan Jr: Vending machine display panel with utility module therein. The Coca Cola Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, June 19, 1984: US04454670 (147 worldwide citation)

A display panel for a vending machine including the capability of adding promotions, advertising, and special equipment such as electronic and video games to the existing vending machine. A utility module for containing one of these devices is located on the display panel of the vending machine and ...


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Sheng Yang Chiu, Sathis N Menon, Jeffrey D Hollar: Database-independent, scalable, object-oriented architecture and API for managing digital multimedia assets. Silicon Graphics, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox p l l c, January 30, 2001: US06181336 (146 worldwide citation)

A system is described for providing an integrated, efficient and consistent production environment for the shared development of multimedia productions. Examples of multimedia productions include feature animation films, computerized animation films, interactive video games, interactive movies, and ...


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Elden D Harrison: Amusement and information system for use on a passenger carrier. April 22, 1986: US04584603 (144 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an amusement and information system for use particularly on airlines. On each seat back is mounted an entertainment terminal including a keyboard and video display for use by the occupant of a subsequent seat. The keyboard provides access to video games and movies, and flight ...


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Robert M Best: Talking video games. Graybeal Jackson Haley & Johnson, February 28, 1995: US05393073 (143 worldwide citation)

Talking video games can provide simulated voice dialog between human players and animated characters on a TV screen. Two or more players can take turns responding to animated characters and two or more animated characters can respond to each player and to each other, thereby providing three-way or f ...


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Charles R Bond, Ronald M Sturtevant Stuart: Multiple system disk. Verbatim Corporation, Thomas E Schatzel, December 31, 1985: US04562495 (140 worldwide citation)

A multiple system data storage disk adapted for use with more than one type of computer. The disk is specially formatted to include software for each computer. The disk includes four discrete recognition headers, one for each target computer, placed at locations on the disk where each computer expec ...


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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 (138 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 (136 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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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 (136 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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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 (133 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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Ravi Krishnamurthy, Sriram Sethuraman, Xiaobing Lee, Tihao Chiang: Latency-based statistical multiplexing. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, December 16, 2003: US06665872 (133 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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