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Billing a subset of mobile devices associated with an online gaming
environment rendered on the subset of...
Systems and methods of organizing a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) via mobile units are provided. Features of mobile units such as messaging and...
Network game system
A network game system includes a game server in which a plurality of players respectively operating a plurality of portable communication terminals are...
Multi-instance, multi-user virtual reality spaces
A multi-instance, multi-user animation platform includes a plurality of modeled parallel dimensions in a computer memory. Each of the parallel dimensions may be...
Multipurpose EGM/player tracking device and system
A system and method provides gaming related and player/gaming attendant related services to a plurality EGM. Each EGM has an associated multipurpose EGM/player...
System and method for playing a music video game with a drum system game
A system and method for playing a multi-player music video game with a drum system video game controller is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates...
Game system, game control method, and storage medium for customizing with
regards to arrangement and size of...
A game system which a customization in regard to an arrangement and a size of a panel image can be done with an easy operation is provided. A panel image...
System and method for providing virtual items to users of a virtual space
A system and method for providing virtual items to users of an online game operated in a virtual space. Multiple users may participate in affiliations or...
Game design based CAPTCHAs
A system and method configured to enhance gameplay between users in an online game and to deter the use of automated scripts in connection with online gameplay...
Sharing three-dimensional gameplay
A method for sharing three-dimensional gameplay of a video game to a social network is provided, the method including: receiving a request to share a recorded...
Game card including payment identifier
A payment card is disclosed. The payment card may comprise a substrate, and an issuer identifier, and a game code printed on the substrate. The payment card may...
Game system for encouraging communication between users
One object is to provide a game that encourages the interaction between users forming a group and enhances the bond between the users. In accordance with one...
Gaming machine with proximity sensing touchless display
A device for providing a proximity sensing touchless display to a gaming machine is provided. The device includes a processor, a display coupled to the...
Substitution of game commands with different replacement commands at
client devices using substitution...
Substitution of game commands with different replacement commands at client devices using substitution reference sets is provided. Substitution reference sets...
Modular dealing shoe for casino table card games
A playing card delivery shoe used in the play of the casino table card game of blackjack. The shoe may include an area for receiving a first set of playing...
Card dealing shoe
A card dealing shoe including a sloped base with an opening, a roller mounted for rotational motion on an axle connected at each of the opposing side walls, and...
Device to secure the mouth of a playing card shoe
The present disclosure is directed to a security apparatus for use on a playing card shoe to prevent the removal of playing cards from the splaying card shoe....
Method and apparatus for using upstream communication in a card shuffler
A security system for a casino table card game has a casino table with i) indicia thereon for the placement of wagers, ii) a data entry system with an...
Rider detection system
An electric vehicle may comprise a board including deck portions each configured to receive a foot of a rider, and a wheel assembly disposed between the deck...
A puck system achieves adjustable stance in three degrees of freedom--foot placement, foot angulation, and crosswise centering--on a snow gliding board. The...
SKI binding with forefoot fixing module
Shown is a ski binding for fastening a ski boot with a firm or flexible sole onto a ski, which encompasses the following: a forefoot-fixing module with a...
A skiing apparatus including an upper frame member, a lower seat member, a handle member, a lower frame, a ski attachment member, an upper shock absorbing...
Running form diagnosis system and method for scoring running form
A running form diagnosis system capable of automatically scoring a running form of a runner is provided. The running form diagnosis system obtains body motion...
Ball launching device
A ball launcher includes a base and a thrower arm defining a ball cradle. An arm holder is disposed on the base and pivotally supports the thrower arm about a...
Automated ball launching system
An automated ball launching system is described. The system includes a ball support configured to releasably support a ball in a launch position; a positioning...
Golf swing head movement detection system
A system and method of detecting head movement during a golf swing includes wirelessly coupled sensor devices at the golfer's head and hand, each including an...
Sports training target and kit
A sports training target is provided. In exemplary embodiments, a sports training target may comprise a return net for substantially covering an opening defined...
Mesh baseball tee
A tee for supporting a baseball comprising a longitudinal shaft comprising a first end and a second end, a base structure coupled to said first end and...
Light-up shuffleboard equipment
A light-up shuffleboard disc includes a lighting component, and a disc component with a cavity for receiving the lighting component. The disc component is...
Modular basketball backboard with rim
A modular basketball backboard with a rim contains: a backboard, a rim, and three fixing ropes. The backboard includes a first front face and a first back face,...
Compression interchangeable golf grip
An interchangeable golf grip secured by a snap compression unit that enters into a golf club shaft.
Night golf system
A night golfing system provides an EL wire for outlining features of a golf course, to facilitate night golfing. The system employs a specific color-coding...
Golf club shaft fitting method
A fitting method of a shaft of a golf club for selecting a shaft matching a golfer based on a swing of the golfer. The method includes the steps of obtaining...
Golf club grip with user notification and tracking capability
Methods and apparatuses related to golf club grips with attached or embedded RFID tags are described. In an embodiment, a RFID tag is attached to or embedded...
Grip for sporting equipment
A grip for sporting equipment is provided having at least one grip end, a grip end portion extending from each of the at least one grip ends, and a center...
Variable length shaft
A variable length golf club shaft is disclosed herein. The variable length shaft includes a hollow lower shaft with a plurality of holes, a hollow upper shaft...
Golf club head with vertical center of gravity adjustment
Golf club heads include at least one weight port situated to retain weights and positioned above an approximate club face geometric center with the club in a...
Grooves of golf club heads and methods to manufacture grooves of golf club
Embodiments of grooves of golf club heads and methods to manufacture grooves of golf club heads are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Golf club head having a composite crown
A golf club head having a high COR that is durable and has desirable acoustic qualities. The club head includes a body portion, a striking face and a crown...
Golf club head
Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a golf club head having improved mass distribution characteristics. The golf club head includes a body and a face...
Method and system of manufacturing a golf club, and a manufactured golf
A golf club head for playing golf made by a method including providing a powdered metal, and applying a controlled source of energy to the powdered metal layer...
American football incorporating boundary layer trip mechanisms to reduce
A football having a prolate spheroidal shape including longitudinally spaced apart first and second ends. The football is capable of being analyzed under...
Process for designing rugged pattern on golf ball surface
A golf ball 2 has, on a surface thereof, a rugged pattern composed of a land 10 and a large number of dimples 8. A process for designing the rugged pattern...
Automatic system and method to control exercise machines
Method and system for operating a fitness exercise equipment are provided. In a preferred embodiment of the present disclosure, a system for operating a fitness...
Athletic performance monitoring systems and methods in a team sports
Systems, apparatuses, and methods estimate the distance between a player and a ball by transmitting a chirp (sweep signal) to a radio tag located on the ball....
Exercise apparatus and related methods and computer program products
A portable exercise apparatus for use by a user performing push-ups includes: a detection device; and a suspension member adapted to suspend the detection...
Breathing and respiratory muscle training method and system
A software operated method/system for both breathing training and respiratory muscle training in which a user inhales and exhales via a mouthpiece through a...
Wheel chair with leg exercising device
A wheel chair includes two pedals, two transmission devices, two clutch members and two control units. Each transmission device includes a driving unit, a...
A treadmill comprises a base, a first frame, a second frame, and a driving assembly. The base allows a user to walk or run in place. The first frame and the...
Treadboard of a treadmill and a treadmill
A treadboard and a treadmill includes two first elastic strips of same structure arranged abreast with the lengths disposed along the moving direction of the...
Weightlifting bar in weightlifting frame
A weightlifting frame includes a base, and first and second rigid frame members defining respective vertically-oriented channels. A weightlifting bar includes...