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Monitoring breathing via signal strength in wireless networks
Systems and methods are disclosed for the use of sensor links in a network to estimate the breathing rate of a breathing subject within a structure, estimate...
Wearable apparatus for indicating lawfully armed individuals to police
officers arriving at the scene of an...
An apparatus and method is disclosed for identifying to responding police officers at a scene the individuals that are legally carrying a firearm. A wearable...
Systems and methods for conveying utility operator data
An apparatus comprising a message outputting device, an FM radio receiver, where the FM radio receiver is configured to obtain utility operator data provided by...
Fire alarm power line carrier com-system
A fire alarm system includes a transceiver. The transceiver has: a housing; conductors for receiving power from power lines; power output conductors for...
Disseminating information to facilitate user safety
A method for disseminating information regarding a problem and administering medical interventions comprises providing a mobile device wirelessly connectable to...
Embodiments are disclosed herein that relate to the automatic tracking of objects. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method of operating a mobile...
Somatosensory type notification alerts
A computing device is described that can receive contextual information related to a user associated with the computing device. The contextual information may...
Modulated audio annunciator providing stand-alone high voltage
An integrated line voltage converter and microprocessor-controlled tone generator allow advanced alarm features to be implemented in standard appliances as...
Systems and methods for networking of car seat monitoring systems
utilizing a central hub
Systems and methods for monitoring child seats and children in child seats through sensors paired with a central processing hub which in turn relays...
Personal safety response system and method
A personal safety response system comprises a wearable device to be worn by a user, the wearable device includes a speaker configured for generating audio...
Systems to monitor proximity of body portions relative to an environment
A device embodiment includes, but is not limited to, a deformable substrate; a sensor assembly coupled to the deformable substrate, the sensor assembly...
Pneumatic sensing apparatus
A pneumatic sensing apparatus for use in an overheat or fire alarm system comprising a sensing assembly that comprises a sensing means 51, 61, 71, containing a...
Electronic article surveillance using radio frequency identification
An Electronic Article Surveillance ("EAS") system is provided wherein the system is configured to detect passive radio frequency identification ("RFID") tags....
Dual mode security tags
A tag controller is configured to interface with a tag on a product in a monitoring environment that includes first and second monitoring zones. The first...
Wireless voice alarm and public announcement system
An apparatus is provided, wherein the apparatus includes an audio annunciator of a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a first wireless...
Tethered security system with wireless communication
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to security systems for securing an item of merchandise from theft or unauthorized removal. For example, the...
Method and apparatus for visually and audibly indicating the setup and
maintenance of a system
Example embodiments of the present invention relate to a method and apparatus for visually and audibly indicating the setup and maintenance of a system.
Vibratory alert device
A simplified Bluetooth Low Energy or Bluetooth compatible vibrator, that can be paired with a cellular telephone or other device, has in one embodiment no...
Automatic remote sensing and haptic conversion system
A system is provided that automatically converts an input into one or more haptic effects in near real-time. The system senses the input in near real-time. The...
Voltage detector for hydraulic lifts
A voltage detector assembly employed in hydraulic systems, comprising a hydraulic power unit having a hydraulic cylinder with a piston, a hydraulic fluid...
Cassette for use with an automated banking machine that can receive power
and communicate via magnetic induction
In an example embodiment, a document holding cassettes that can be used in an automated banking machine that includes circuitry that is wirelessly powered...
Electronic gaming device with reel-of-one functionality
Examples disclosed herein relate to systems and methods for utilizing one or more reel-of-one symbol functionalities. The electronic gaming device may include a...
Computer activated instant winner lottery ticket game system and method
A system and method for selling pre-printed instant-winner lottery tickets by use of a central computer communicating with widely-distributed enclosed vending...
Social media lottery game with player profile wagering selections
The present invention combines aspects of social media with traditional lottery games. In one aspect, the present invention provides lottery game for...
System and method for presenting payouts in gaming systems
A system, apparatus and method for presenting payouts in primary and/or secondary gaming activities. A plurality of wheels, rings, or other shapes are provided,...
Convertible in-revenue and out-of-revenue gaming system and method with a
real-time streaming video feed and...
A convertible in-revenue and out-of-revenue gaming system is disclosed that includes a server connected to automatically convert operating modes and control...
Multi-site tournament gaming method and system
A multi-site tournament gaming system and method are disclosed wherein multiple casino operators are engaged to initiate a series of player qualifying events...
Method for pari-mutuel wagering
An improved method for allowing players to make pari-mutuel wagers on previously-run, order-of-finish contests (PROOFCs) includes the steps of enabling the...
Managing gaming account augmentation and restriction
A wagering game account management system and its operations are described herein. In some examples, the operations include detecting activation of an...
Managing virtual currencies in a gaming environment
A method for converting a game award earned during play of a first wager-based game into a game award in a second wager-based game includes, but is not limited...
Gaming system having wagering features funded by extra-casino activities
A method of funding features of a wagering game, comprises receiving a first sum of money generated from extra-casino activity associated with at least one...
Degressive bonus system
Embodiments of the invention include a mystery degressive bonus system. Instead of a bonus that increases its value as the likelihood of winning the bonus...
Controlled entity hybrid game
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention operate a controlled entity hybrid game. The controlled entity hybrid game, includes a real...
Money dispensing unit and gaming machine having a money dispensing unit
A money dispensing unit, including an electric motor, a control device, which has a storage unit, wherein the electric motor is coupled to the control device of...
Funding concurrent wagering games
"Described herein are processes and devices that perform operations that, in some embodiments, include receiving a request for concurrent presentation of a...
Avatar as security measure for mobile device use with electronic gaming
A gaming system compatible with patron-controlled portable electronic devices, such as smart phones or tablet computers, is described. The gaming system is...
System and method of determining a reveal specification in an integrated
wagering and interactive media platform
The invention relates to systems and methods of selecting and placing real-world wagers responsive to one or more wager triggers, obtaining outcomes of the...
System and method for augmented gaming venue using a mobile device
Disclosed is a method for enabling a user in an augmented reality gaming venue to use an augmented reality gaming venue component and a mobile device to find a...
Customization of gaming event re-creation
For facilitating re-experience of an event of a gaming device with a player, data is gathered in a data processing device, in communication with, yet external...
Gesture input for entertainment and monitoring devices
Athletic performance monitoring systems and methods, many of which utilize, in some manner, sensor data, provide data and information to athletes and/or to...
Gaming systems and methods for operating gaming systems
A gaming system is operated by comparing a mobile device elevation at which a mobile device is located to one or more authorized elevations that correspond to...
Gaming machine communication with external systems through a single
Electronic gaming machines and gaming systems for allowing communication between the electronic gaming machines and a plurality of external systems are...
Web pages for gaming devices
A Web page is received at a gaming device from a Web server device and then displayed. Information indicative of a player's interaction with the Web page is...
Gaming device base with slidable mounting brackets
One or more gaming devices, such as slot machines, can be installed onto a gaming device base comprised of facade kits removably attached to a gaming device...
The present invention provides players with fun brought by a moveable component. A gaming machine includes a game result determination unit, that determines a...
Method and system for playing a game
A method and system for randomly selecting numbers for playing a game using a random arrangement of numbered balls placed on an ice layer, or in an ice layer in...
Beverage preparation machine comprising an extended user-advisory
The present invention relates to a beverage preparation machine (1) having an extended user-advisory functionality, comprising a control unit (21) for...
Inventory storage and dispensing mechanism
A vending arrangement for computerized vending machines, retail displays, automated retail stores, utilizes a centralized, robotic gantry associated with...
Medication dispensing cabinet, computing device and associated method for
measuring the force applied to a drawer
A medication dispensing cabinet, a computing device and an associated method are provided to measure the force applied to a drawer of a medication dispensing...
Method and apparatus for onsite distribution of medications and medical
Secure access distribution machines and methods for distributing a plurality of medical items to an authorized user. The distribution machine includes a housing...