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Gaming machine which rearranges symbols after varying and displaying the
Provided is a gaming machine capable of enhancing entertainment characteristics of the gaming machine. On the gaming machine 1, a game outcome is that after...
Methods for variable contribution progressive jackpots
Methods and apparatuses for variable contribution multiple progressive jackpot games are disclosed. A variable contribution rate is determined as a function of...
System for validating wagering game data
Systems for validating wagering game data are described herein. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an application program configured to transmit a request...
Apparatus and methods related to multi-player casino games are described. An electronic gaming device is provided that allows a live player to compete against a...
Adventure sequence activities
Some implementations of the invention provide methods and devices for various types of adventure sequences that preferably involve, at least in part, wagering...
Controlling application data in wagering game systems
A wagering game system configured to perform operations including receiving application data provided from multiple applications on a wagering game machine. The...
Analyzing wireless signals in wagering game environments
Systems and methods for analyzing wireless signals in a wagering game environment are described herein. In some embodiment, a wagering game machine includes a...
Vending system with recyclable packaging having automated deposit and
Vending machines and dispensers, devices, apparatus, systems, and methods of providing and using a vending machine that dispenses goods in recyclable and...
System and method for vending products
A vending machine comprising two or more compartmentalized storage units (CSUs), each comprising a compartment array configured for accommodating items in...
Automatic food and beverage vending machine
An automatic food and beverage vending machine includes: a case; an ordering and billing system; an electronic control system; and an output system; wherein the...
Method of conducting financial transactions where a payer's financial
account information is entered only once...
A method of conducting a financial transaction includes a first party's financial account information being entered once, e.g, with a single initial entry to...
Methods and systems to securely load / reload acontactless payment device
Embodiments allow loading and reloading contactless payment devices using only a contactless terminal interface, while providing user authentication. The...
Feeder module with force sensing adjustment
A stack of valuable media for separation within deposit module are inserted into a feeder module. A force sensor regularly receives force readings as the stack...
Banknote processing device and banknote processing method
Provided is a banknote processing device capable of efficient pay-in processing for large quantities of banknotes. The banknote processing device includes a...
Cash box having a movable base tray
A cash box (10) has a housing (12) and a base tray (16) arranged within the housing. The base tray (16) delimits a receiving area (28) for receiving a value...
Remote control system
A remote control system includes a portable device and a security device. The portable device includes a motion sensor. The security device is configured to...
Integrated immobilizer fob pairing
An original generator generates a sequence of access values that are stored into a longer range communication device. A short range communication device, which...
Behavior modification apparatus and method of use thereof
The invention comprises a personal tracking system that identifies an individual, tracks achievements and/or failures of the individual, reports the...
Authenticating a user on behalf of another user based upon a unique body
signature determined through bone...
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for spoofing bone conduction signals. According to one aspect, a device can compare a first unique body signature...
Method for testing a vehicle or a component of a vehicle
For a method for testing a vehicle or components thereof which is as flexible as possible, it is proposed that a test control unit 3 generates or plays back a...
Liquefied petroleum gas tank leak detection systems and methods
A leak detection system of a vehicle includes a first minimum module, a first maximum module, a difference module, and a diagnostic module. The first minimum...
Monitoring and planning for failures of vehicular components
Methods, systems, devices and computer program products for planning for failures of vehicular components are provided herein. A method includes obtaining a...
Inspection reporting including a 3D vehicle model
In one embodiment, a visual reporting system generates a 3-dimensional (3D) interactive vehicle inspection report comprising 3D model data and inspection data...
Electronic security patrol compliance systems and methods for
Electronic systems for verifying completion of security patrols include primary and secondary identifier elements distributed along a predetermined route of the...
Electronic access authorization and method for its use
An electronic access authorization system maintains location-dependent and/or time-dependent validity data which can be read out wirelessly by an access control...
Efficient approach to estimate disparity map
An image processing device may include a disparity map estimator, which may perform an iterative technique to improve the efficiency of generating disparity...
Mobile communication terminal for providing augmented reality service and
method of changing into augmented...
A method of changing into a screen of an Augmented Reality (AR) service in a mobile communication terminal including a camera is provided. The method of...
Augmented reality playspaces with adaptive game rules
A system for generating a virtual gaming environment based on features identified within a real-world environment, and adapting the virtual gaming environment...
Image enhancement using a multi-dimensional model
A method and apparatus for enhancing an image capture of a geographic area is presented. The enhancement involves receiving an image and aligning a three...
System and method of indicating transition between street level images
A system and method of displaying transitions between street level images is provided. In one aspect, the system and method creates a plurality of polygons that...
Device and method for subgingival measurement
A method for measuring regions of a tooth in a mouth including: measuring at least one surface point on a surface of the tooth with respect to an element...
Shadow contouring process for integrating 2D shadow characters into 3D
Systems and processes for contouring 2D shadow characters in 3D CGI scenes are provided. A simplified drawing surface may be added to a CGI scene and displayed...
Early depth testing in graphics processing
An apparatus for processing graphics primitives for display includes rasterization, depth testing, and rendering circuitry. The depth testing circuitry...
Modulated and blended anti-aliasing
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for anti-aliasing. During a first processing pass of a plurality of graphics primitives, z data is...
Partition of a 3D scene into a plurality of zones processed by a computing
The invention is directed to a computer-implemented method for partitioning a three-dimensional scene into a plurality of zones, each zone being processed by a...
High order filtering in a graphics processing unit
This disclosure describes techniques for performing high order filtering in a graphics processing unit (GPU). In examples of the disclosure, high order...
System and method for interactive animations for enhanced and personalized
A videoconferencing system and method using personalized, 3D interactive animations across screen barriers. Via auditory, behavior, visual, or computer-inputted...
Method and apparatus for expressing rigid area based on expression control
A method and apparatus for expressing a rigid area based on expression control points that express a motion change of the rigid area with respect to an input...
Multi-character authoring interface for large scale animations
Various of the disclosed embodiments relate to systems and methods for providing animated multimedia, e.g. animated shows, to an audience over a network....
Image processing apparatus, method, and computer-readable storage medium
calculating size and position of one...
There is provided an image processing apparatus including: a detecting unit detecting one of an entire person and a part of a person in an image produced by...
Object display device and object display method
In an object display device, a pattern extraction unit extracts a region where an object is easily visually recognized when the object is overlaid and displayed...
System and method for displaying and manipulating a floor layout display
on a computer
A graphic display on a computer system with a floor layout having a canvas layer and an overlay layer. The canvas layer has tile graphics laid out in a grid,...
Storage medium storing image processing program for implementing
controlled image display according to input...
When a user touches a first input point P1 with a touch pen or the like, touch position data indicating a coordinate of this first input point P1 can be...
Data visualization methods
A method for creating a graphical representation of data is performed at an electronic device having one or more processors and memory. The device receives a...
Data visualization methods
A method for creating a graphical representation of data in the form of a heatmap is performed at an electronic computing device. The device positions data...
Information processing device, information processing method, and
computer-readable recording medium to...
There is provided an information processing device including an area decision processing unit configured to set, on the basis of at least three vertices...
Medical image-processing apparatus, X-ray CT apparatus, and a medical
A medical image-processing apparatus that corrects divergence, even in a case where divergence in CT numbers occurs throughout a plurality of sets of image data...
Systems and methods for obtaining a digital wallpaper
Systems and methods are provided for controlling functions associated with a back housing (104) that is attached to an electronic device (100). According to one...
System and method of streaming 3-D wireframe animations
Optimal resilience to errors in packetized streaming 3-D wireframe animation is achieved by partitioning the stream into layers and applying unequal error...
Systems, devices and methods for tracking objects on a display
Systems, devices and methods for improved tracking with an electronic device are disclosed. The disclosures employ advanced exposure compensation and/or...