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2011/0244968 Flexible Coupler
A flexible coupler includes an active element, a passive element and a flexible metal tube extending between the active and passive elements. The active element...
2011/0244967 FLYWHEEL DEVICE
A flywheel device includes a mass-side rotor including a mass ring and a pair of holder plates connected to both sides of the mass ring. The mass-side rotor is...
2011/0244966 POKER CALCULATOR
Apparatus for use by a player in a game of Texas Hold'em poker is disclosed and comprises and keyboard and a screen. The keyboard includes: a card...
2011/0244965 GAME EXECUTION CONTROL METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT
When a piece 6a has stopped at an empty element 3, a castle 10 can be built at the element, and ownership can be set to the element. When another piece 6b has...
2011/0244964 MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND SYSTEM
The present invention describes a gaming system comprising a near-field communication device (30) and a plurality of transmission tags (10), wherein the...
2011/0244963 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING HAPTIC STIMULUS BASED ON POSITION
Haptic stimulus associated with other sensory content is generated for conveyance to one or more users with the other sensory content. This may enhance the...
2011/0244962 Simulate controller
A simulate controller for incorporating with a game controller of a game console includes a first holder, a second holder, and a joint member for connecting the...
2011/0244961 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANAGING OPERATIONS OF ACCESSORIES IN MULTI-DIMENSIONS
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for presenting in a graphical user interface a plurality of...
2011/0244960 Gaming Machine With Visual And Audio Indicia Changed Over Time
A gaming machine having features for increasing player appeal is set forth. The machine generally includes a processor, a display, and a memory device. The...
2011/0244959 IMAGE GENERATION SYSTEM, IMAGE GENERATION METHOD, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM
An image generation system includes an image information acquisition section that acquires image information from an image sensor, a grasp motion determination...
2011/0244958 IMAGE GENERATION SYSTEM, IMAGE GENERATION METHOD, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM
An image generation system includes an object space setting section, a character control section, a virtual camera control section, an inter-camera distance...
2011/0244957 INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM, IMAGE GENERATION DEVICE, AND IMAGE GENERATION METHOD
An image generation device includes a movement information calculation section, a virtual camera control section, and a special state transition section The...
2011/0244956 IMAGE GENERATION SYSTEM, IMAGE GENERATION METHOD, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM
An image generation system includes an image information acquisition section that acquires image information from an image sensor, an information acquisition...
2011/0244955 Media Appliance
A media appliance comprising: video apparatus for outputting signals to a screen; a control device allowing a user to control the output of signals from the...
2011/0244954 ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA GAME
An online game is provided in which game participants select videos to play to other game participants. The game presents a virtual social venue including a...
2011/0244953 PARTICIPANT RESPONSE SYSTEM FOR THE TEAM SELECTION AND METHOD THEREFOR
A method for selecting teams from a group of participants using a participant response system comprises the steps of collecting participant information and...
2011/0244952 WAGERING GAME, GAMING MACHINE AND NETWORKED GAMING SYSTEM WITH CUSTOMIZABLE PLAYER AVATAR
A method, gaming machine, and networked gaming system are disclosed for operating a wagering game that includes an interface activate-able by a player; a set of...
2011/0244951 SKILLED-BASED, FINITE POOL WAGERING GAME AND METHOD OF CONDUCTING THE SAME
A system and method wherein players play skill-based games over player terminals linked to a central system forming a game network. If the player accomplishes...
2011/0244950 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING GAMING DEVICE PLAY AND DETERMINING COMPLIANCE STATUS
After a player purchases a contract providing insurance against gambling losses, a server or other device in communication with a gaming device (e.g., a "player...
2011/0244949 PUBLISHER/SUBSCRIBER ARCHITECTURE FOR MULTI-DEVICE ACTIVITIES
A publisher-subscriber architecture with standardized and/or dynamic event/message look up can be implemented on wagering game establishment networks to...
2011/0244948 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MATCH PLAY CREDITS
Methods and apparatus for offering incentives, awards, and rewards to players and patrons in the form of match play credits and other rewards related to patron...
2011/0244947 METHOD FOR PLAYERS FROM OFF-SITE LOCATIONS TO PLAY GAMES WITH PRIZES BEING REDEEMABLE AT ON-SITE LOCATIONS
A method for a game with prizes that is challenging and provides the player a tangible prize upon completion of a level of achievement. The game is played from...
2011/0244946 PERSONALIZED GAMING EXPERIENCE
A method includes sensing data uniquely associated with a user of a gaming system through a sensor associated therewith and/or the gaming system. The method...
2011/0244945 GAMING MACHINE ARRANGING TWO SYMBOL COLUMNS IN THE SAME ORDER
A display unit displays symbols in a plurality of columns, and in particular arranges the symbols in the same order in two or more of the columns. A game...
2011/0244944 GAMING SYSTEM AND METHOD HAVING CONFIGURABLE BONUS GAME TRIGGERING OUTCOMES
A gaming system and method which provides for one or more gaming device triggered bonus games to be skipped or otherwise not provided to the players at the...
2011/0244943 GAMING MACHINE AND A METHOD OF GAMING
A method of gaming includes rotating a plurality of mechanical reels mounted to a cabinet to a stopping position, each mechanical reel carrying a plurality of...
2011/0244942 WAGERING GAMES WITH VARIABLE REEL SIZES AND GAMING DEVICES FOR PLAYING THE SAME
Gaming devices, gaming systems, methods of conducting a wagering game, and computer programs for initiating a wagering game are presented herein. A gaming...
2011/0244941 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAPPING RESULTS FROM SPORTING EVENTS TO GAME INPUTS
A method of mapping sporting event results to inputs for a game is provided. One or more event results of a particular sporting event having a particular number...
2011/0244940 INSTANT TICKET GENERATOR
Systems and methods of generating instant tickets using an instant ticket generator are described. In an implementation, an instant ticket design is generated...
2011/0244939 Roulette Wheel System
A roulette wheel generates a first random number every game determined by the pocket into which a roulette ball falls. A second random number is generated every...
2011/0244938 Wagering Game System With Shared Outcome Determined By A Gaming Machine
A gaming system for playing a wagering game and a community event includes a first gaming machine and a second gaming machine. The first gaming machine...
2011/0244937 GAME EXECUTION METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT
Characters that form a word or a sentence having a meaning are assigned to squares, and are adjacently disposed so that a word or sentence is reproduced by...
2011/0244936 Video Game Based on Divisibility of Numbers
A game in which a player is scored on their ability to perform mathematical operations on a number, changing the value of the number so that it is divisible by...
2011/0244935 Role-Playing Slot Game
A game that includes both a slot-type game portion and a role-playing-type game portion. The game may include a plurality of characters with various abilities...
2011/0244934 GAME DEVICE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING A GAME DEVICE, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM
A first selecting section selects any one of a plurality of movement control information items. Relationship information between a first game character and a...
2011/0244933 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SIMULATING BASKETBALL GAMES USING THE SAME
An electronic device and method for simulating basketball games includes storing original wave data groups of a plurality of standard basketball actions in a...
2011/0244932 Dynamic Bracket
A method of conducting a tournament bracket game is provided which includes: a. allowing participants to change their selections as the tournament bracket game...
2011/0244931 MOBILE WIRELESS APPARATUS
According to one embodiment, a mobile wireless apparatus includes: a first housing; and a second housing configured to be slidably connected to the first...
2011/0244930 PROTECTIVE GASKET FOR DISPLAY MODULE OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE DEVICE
A protective gasket for a display module of a portable electronic device and a method for assembling the device. The electronic device includes a housing frame,...
2011/0244929 CAPACITOR POWERED MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE
A battery driven mobile communication device drawing a base current with periodic high current pulses during transmission. The current pulses may be larger than...
2011/0244928 HANDS-FREE HELPER
Remote assistance for users of hands-free communications devices is provided as a service. A user registers a hands-free communications device and the user. The...
2011/0244927 Apparatus and Method for Wireless Headsets
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is provided, comprising: a wireless headset configured to detect removal of the...
2011/0244926 MOBILE TELEPHONE
A portable telephone is characterized in that it includes a ringing mechanism (1) including at least one sound element (10) and at least one actuator member (8)...
2011/0244925 NOTIFYING STATIONS FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND METHODS
In some embodiments, an automobile has a station that can support a portable electronic device (PED). The station includes a body, which could be integrated...
2011/0244924 MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF
A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a selection and/or execution of an application can be designated using a list of...
2011/0244923 SLIDING APPARATUS FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE
A sliding apparatus includes a first sliding member and a second sliding member slidable relative to the first sliding member. The second sliding member...
2011/0244922 MENU ICONS WITH DESCRIPTIVE AUDIO
A mobile phone comprising: a user interface configured to display a menu system and to receive input; and an electronic device configured to: provide the menu...
2011/0244921 Methods And Apparatus For Performing A Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Initialization Procedure
Techniques in a mobile equipment (ME) for use in performing an initialization procedure with a subscriber identity module (SIM) having a SIM Application Toolkit...
2011/0244920 SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR CONSOLIDATING SIM, PERSONAL TOKEN, AND ASSOCIATED APPLICATIONS FOR ELECTRONIC WALLET...
The present invention relates generally to a smart card device that is configured to facilitate wireless network access and credential verification....
2011/0244919 Methods and Systems for Determining Image Processing Operations Relevant to Particular Imagery
Image data, such as from a mobile phone camera, is analyzed to determine a colorfulness metric (e.g., saturation) or a contrast metric (e.g., Weber contrast)....
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