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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 (144 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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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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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, December 13, 2011: US08075383 (143 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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Elden D Harrison: Amusement and information system for use on a passenger carrier. April 22, 1986: US04584603 (142 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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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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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 (135 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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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 (133 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 (132 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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Robert M Best: Video games with voice dialog. Graybeal & Cullom, April 24, 1984: US04445187 (130 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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Ravi Krishnamurthy, Sriram Sethuraman, Xiaobing Lee, Tihao Chiang: Latency-based statistical multiplexing. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, December 16, 2003: US06665872 (129 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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