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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 (115 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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Howard Letovsky: Player skill equalizer for video games. April 22, 2008: US07361091 (114 worldwide citation)

The present invention senses a player's coordination and reaction time levels while operating a video game, or a video game of chance, and automatically adjusts various parameters affecting the game play, to minimize or eliminate the effect that said player's skill has on a game outcome. In certain ...


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Leon P Stoel, David M Bankers, Vernon E Hills, Prentice J Plucker, Christopher A Cinco: Entertainment system and method for controlling connections between terminals and game generators and providing video game responses to game controls through a distributed system. LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation, Kinney & Lange P A, October 7, 1997: US05675828 (110 worldwide citation)

A hotel room entertainment system enables video games to be played in each room of a hotel without providing a video game generator in each room. The entertainment system includes at a head end system portion in which the video game audio and video signals are generated and a plurality of guest term ...


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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, February 14, 2012: US08113938 (110 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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ARNONE MILES: Enriched game play environment (single and/or multi-player) for casino applications. ARNONE MILES, Cire Frank L, September 9, 2011: WO/2011/109454 (110 worldwide citation)

A gaming system is provided. The gaming system provides players a rich (i.e. akin to leading home- and arcade-based video games) single-player, multi-player cooperative and/or head to head environment in which the participant(s) win cash and credits as a result of their play activity within the envi ...


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Stacy Friedman, Jon Muskin: Video games adapted for wagering. Olympian Gaming, Muskin & Cusick, December 13, 2011: US08075383 (109 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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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Richard B Gillespie: Force feedback interface devices providing resistance forces using a fluid. Immersion Corporation, James R Riegel, Guy V Tucker, August 7, 2001: US06271828 (108 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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Louis B Rosenberg, Bruce M Schena, Richard B Gillespie: Method and apparatus for providing passive fluid force feedback. Immersion Corporation, Philip H Albert, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 26, 2002: US06486872 (104 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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James K Chan: Educational/board game apparatus. February 18, 1992: US05088928 (102 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for educational games comprising a plurality of printed cards/boards, and a novel low-cost touch pad with interface cable to the personal computer game-port. When an eductional game is played, the player responds to computer questions/words/graphic object by pressing the corresp ...


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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, March 30, 2004: US06712704 (102 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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