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Measuring device for measuring hitting parameters of a golf club and
associated calibration device
A measurement setup to determine hitting parameters of a golf club includes a group of reflectors with at least two strip-shaped reflectors with retroreflective...
Analysis method of golf club
According to the present invention, a torque applied from a golf player to a golf club during a swing is analyzed in a time-series manner. A DLT method is...
A wrist guide for athletic training comprises a first wrist structure extending along a user's wrist, the first wrist structure having a first end and a second...
Interactive activity system
An interactive activity system is disclosed. One embodiment includes a generator configured to produce electrical power based on physical interaction with a...
Infant swing apparatus and method of operating the same
An infant swing is provided with a swing lock that can desirably block oscillating motion of the seat portion. The infant swing comprises a support frame and...
Maneuverable entertainment and training system
A gravity sports system including a shell that can be rotated and tilted to provide a rider within the shell a variety of challenges. The shell can be formed by...
Described is a levitating disk for performing illusions of levitation. The disk includes a disk-shaped housing, with a circuit board, microprocessor, and...
Power transmission shaft and propeller shaft for vehicle
A power transmitting shaft includes a coupling member, a cylindrical intermediate member, a tube member and an increased diameter portion. The coupling member...
Universal joint assembly for an automotive driveline system
A driveline system for an automotive driveline system includes a transmission device, a differential device, and a universal joint having a drive shaft...
Universal joint with trunnion shaft seal assembly
A universal joint that includes a spider, which has a trunnion, a bearing cup, a bearing, which is disposed between the trunnion and the bearing cup, and a seal...
Control of reconfigurable gaming machines
A gaming machine that permits wagering on games includes an input/output module associated with a microprocessing unit and is adapted to download schedules from...
Gaming machine security interface module
A gaming machine includes an electronic gaming module which includes a game controller, and also includes a separate security interface module which monitors...
Dead reckoning in a gaming environment
Client position in a multi-client game is determined using dead reckoning. Clients send information to a server over a network. The server distributes this...
Base station movement detection and compensation
Method and systems for processing interactive communication received from input devices, which interface with a computer program that executes at a computer,...
Universal controller for toys and games
A method, apparatus and system for interfacing with multiple gaming devices are disclosed. A universal controller includes a communication channel designed to...
Programmable movement of an orientation of a game character view of a game
A control system comprises a control device comprising a programmable macro button, a memory containing view change settings, a driver program and a...
Game system and game program medium
A game system is composed by connecting a game apparatus with a monitor and a percussion type controller. A game player beats a first beating operation surface...
Method and apparatus for selecting and animating game elements in a gaming
A method and apparatus for selecting game elements in a gaming machine are described herein. In one embodiment, the method includes presenting a bonus event...
Game of chance processing apparatus
In various embodiments, players may compete with one another in a gaming context.
Console integrated downloadable game service
A user interface screen is displayed on a gaming device that provides both a first selectable item that indicates the ability to download games to the gaming...
The invention relates to a device which can be used in a gaming environment, typically to allow the user to place bets on specific games which are represented...
Method and apparatus for conditional payouts in a gaming device
A gaming device incentivizes additional game play by combining payouts with conditional payouts. During game play, players are informed of the conditions, which...
Method of pari-mutuel wagering in real time
The present invention is directed to a method of wagering on live horse and dog races or jai alai games, or similar games or races or similar games or races...
Gaming machine with locking function and insurance feature
A slot machine of the present invention comprises: a removable key provided so as to correspond to the gaming machine; and a controller, the controller...
Program, game system, and movement control method for assisting a user to
position a game object
A game system receives special command input information input by the player when a moving object and a target have a predetermined positional relationship, and...
Method and system of gaming
A method and system of gaming. A game has three tiers including a primary game, bonus game and secondary bonus game. The primary game involves two player cards...
Gaming machine for providing an additional payout amount based on a
selected area pattern
A game environment will be described. A specific area is selectable and if a specific symbol (for example, COFFIN symbol) is stopped on the selected specific...
Gaming device having an award distributor and an award accumulator bonus
A gaming device that enables players to accumulate awards by activating an award distributor having a plurality of award symbols and at least one selection...
Presentation of wheels on gaming machines having multi-layer displays
Gaming machines, systems and methods for presenting gaming wheels are disclosed. Gaming machines can include an exterior housing, master gaming controller,...
Method and apparatus for facilitating entry into bonus rounds
The present invention allows gaming devices to set or modify game parameters through the use of random events such as spinning slot machine reels and/or random...
Electronic gaming system with real playing cards and multiple player
displays for virtual card and betting images
Electronic gaming system with real playing cards and multiple player displays for virtual card and betting images. In one implementation, the exemplary system...
Game system and game control method
A game system for executing a competition game in which a plurality of players compete. The game system comprises a competition score storing unit; a handicap...
Gaming machine for racing game and playing method thereof
A gaming machine displays on a display a horse racing game in which racehorses race against each other, and receives, via a gaming terminal, a bet made by a...
Systems and methods for simulating a particular user in an interactive
The field of the invention relates to interactive computer systems and more particularly to systems and methods for simulating a particular user's behavior in...
Method and system for training a baseball player
A method of training a baseball pitcher comprising the steps of providing a data processor, providing data capture devices which function to capture pitching...
Threshing system including threshing elements having openings for grain
A threshing system for an agricultural harvester including a plurality of threshing elements supported on a rotor at spaced intervals in a generally helical...
Motorized air vent
A motorized air register, air diffuser or vent for HVAC systems in commercial and residential applications comprises a supporting frame abutting a floor, wall...
Computer program products for ruckers capable of rucking fixed diameter
Computer program products for ruckers for rucking sleeves of covering material onto a chute body include a translating member disposed in a housing having an...
Method of manufacturing revolving whetstone and revolving whetstone
manufactured by the same
In a method of manufacturing a revolving whetstone comprising a central portion in which a whetstone center hole into which a whetstone driving shaft of a...
Sanding device with detachably mounted sanding element
The invention relates to a grinding device, comprising a mounting body which is detachably connected to a grinding element, said detachable connection being...
Methods for enhancing chemical mechanical polishing pad processes
The present invention discloses a CMP device and methods that are capable of improving CMP processing through incorporation of vibration sources which produce...
Methods and apparatus for removal of films and flakes from the edge of
both sides of a substrate using backing pads
Apparatus and methods are provided to polish an edge of a substrate. The invention includes a polishing head adapted to retain a backing pad having a selected...
Grinding machine and method
A grinding machine includes a holding table adapted to hold a workpiece, a grinding unit operative to grind the workpiece held on the holding piece, and a...
Method of transferring a wafer
A method of transferring a wafer is disclosed. The method comprises providing a pedestal and at least one spray orifice extending through the pedestal;...
Detecting device for abnormal workpiece rotation in non-circular workpiece
In a non-circular workpiece grinding machine, a proximity sensor is arranged to face a non-circular portion of a workpiece for sensing a maximum diameter...
Breast saver: an ergonomic dynamic bra with combo cups
An ergonomically constructed dynamic bra includes smart combo cups designed with multilayered materials, a modern neckline silhouette, supporting armhole and a...
Bra pad and method of relieving breast engorgement
A pad for relieving breast engorgement includes a material comprising absorbent fibers and an acidic agent. The pad is configured to insert within the cup of a...
A vehicle having a chassis and motor. An electronic controller and receiver for receiving control signals from a remote control. A pair of ground-engaging front...
Turkey call with interchangeable paddle/striker
A box turkey call comprising a sound box with a bottom wall, side walls, front end wall and back end wall, a first quick changeable attachment component secured...
Amusement methods and apparatus
Items are releasably interconnected to one another to create amusing assemblies. In one particular application, a humanoid figurine is mounted on a base, which...