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Bi-stable component providing indication of proper installation
An apparatus having a threaded bottom assembly for interfacing to connect the bottom assembly to a second structure with threads, having a bi-stable element...
Fluid filter with magnetic particle attraction
A filtration apparatus for removing solids and particulates from a liquid stream flowing through a filter media. A magnet is located adjacent to the filter...
Liquid filter construction for freezing environments
A liquid filter construction comprising a filter housing is disclosed. The filter housing contains a filter element for filtration of liquids using a urea...
Bubble removal method and bubble removal device
A bubble removal method removes a bubble from liquid whose viscosity is reduced when shear occurs. A vessel whose volumetric capacity is variable is used. The...
System and method for liquid distribution
A liquid flow distributor for positioning above one or more packing sections in a packed exchange tower includes a plurality of troughs. At least one trough in...
Dual tank heat transfer system and methods of operation
A system for transferring heat from an ethanol and water vapor stream is disclosed as having a first heat exchanger, a valve system coupled to first heat...
Method of manufacturing a polyurethane sword or sparring instrument
Disclosed are methods of making polymeric swords and sparring instruments having improved mechanical properties. In one embodiment, a method of making a...
Visual movement display system
A visual movement display system including a first annular member; a first coupling element coupled to the first annular member, the first coupling element...
Imitating serpentine motion in a mechanical figure
In one embodiment there is provided a mechanical device capable of mimicking a serpentine motion. The mechanical device includes a plurality of segmented...
The playing figure of the invention, consists in a body of small dimensions which is the likeness of a puppet, an object or any other geometrical form as well...
A motion base, comprising a pivot structure having a pivot point near the center of gravity of the pivot structure; a platform support by the pivot structure,...
Inflatable surfing apparatus and method
A water or other amusement attraction that includes an inflatable portion or material. A cavity of the attraction is located underneath an upper surface, the...
Methods and systems relating to obtaining game asset value
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for obtaining game asset value is provided. One or...
Fantasy sports transition score estimates
Techniques for fantasy sport score reporting include progressively updating an estimated score for a team of fantasy players. A fantasy football team includes...
System and method for detecting inappropriate content in virtual worlds
A system for detecting inappropriate content in a virtual world environment has, and a corresponding method utilizes, a rating unit for rating each of one or...
State machine scripting in computer-implemented games
A gaming environment may be established, by executing a game engine module to provide an interactive game instance, and instantiating a state machine instance...
Computer-readable recording medium having object control program stored
thereon, object control device, and...
An object control device includes an action control unit configured to control an action of a first object, an action of a second object, and an action of an...
Methods, systems, and products for control of gaming applications
Methods, systems, and products bookmark gaming applications. When a player wishes to pause a gaming application, a bookmark may be created. The bookmark...
Computer system and method for generating, exchanging, and valuing social
A computer system creates, stores, transmits, modifies, and enables users to exchange units of social currency, referred to as "social currency events" (SCEs)....
Game system, control method, and a storage medium storing a computer
program used thereof
A gaming system is provided with a monitor for displaying and outputting a gaming screen, a touch panel superposed upon the monitor, and an external storage...
Game apparatus, storage medium, game system and game controlling method
A game apparatus includes a CPU, and the CPU executes game processing of a golf game, and displays a guide path of a circle a part of which is erased in a...
System and method for playing an interactive game
An interactive treasure hunt game is provided. Game participants receive a card, map and/or identification badge configured with an RFID tag, bar-code or a...
Ride vehicle mounted interactive game system
A unique combination of amusement park attraction ride vehicles with gesture-based game controllers to create a new form of interactive amusement ride, where...
Method, terminal, server, and recording medium for providing tactic hot
A server for providing a tactic hot key service includes: a communicator connected to a plurality of terminals in a wired or wireless manner, receiving...
Real-time and near-real-time fantasy gaming
Player predictions may be received from one or more player devices. The player predictions may relate to an epoch of a contemporaneously-occurring, real-time...
Method and system for temporarily incentivizing user participation in a
A system and method for temporarily altering the determination of gameplay metric values in a game space, and distributing awards based on the relative change...
Pinball machine with modular components
Pinball machines with modular components. In some cases, a method may include providing a cabinet having a first lateral portion and a second lateral portion;...
Gaming table with interchangeable layouts
A casino gaming table having interchangeable layouts includes a table base and a planar tabletop supported on the base. The tabletop has an upper surface and a...
Method and apparatus for pre-fabricating a synthetic sports field
A system for pre-fabricating a plurality of synthetic turf strips at an indoor facility. The indoor facility is separate from an installation facility for...
Systems and methods for displaying advertising and other information on
A system for displaying information on a basketball court, boxing ring or other athletic surface. The system includes: a plurality of light arrays configured to...
Ski hold-down clamp with actuation pedal
A ski hold-down clamp is comprised of a clamp head assembly, a clamping device, a cable and the actuation pedal. A pair of counterpoised clamp plates retains...
Ski binding heel unit
An improved ski binding heel unit comprising a lateral heel release mechanism to release the heel of a ski boot from a ski is disclosed. The ski binding heel...
Accessory for gymnastic exercises
The present invention concerns a gymnastic accessory including a twisting ring with an external ring and an internal ring, wherein the two rings are...
Device for managing the illumination of the grips of a climbing wall
An illumination management device intended for an artificial climbing wall having at least one emission loop arranged so as to be fixed to the rear of the wall...
A goal apparatus for soccer (football) and the like has a frame, a first pliable goalpost member, a second pliable goalpost member and a pliable crossbar...
Golf club set fitting device, fitting method, and computer-readable medium
storing fitting program
A device is provided with an obtaining unit, a specifying unit, and a determination unit. The obtaining unit obtains measurement data in which the golfer has...
Hockey goalie stick
The present disclosure provides for a hockey goalie stick having a gripping aid that protrudes above the first major surface only in a handgrip area of the...
Ball bat including a reinforced, low-durability region for deterring
A ball bat includes one or more low-durability regions fortified by one or more reinforcing elements, such as a structural patch. If the reinforcing element is...
Grip and internal weight system for a golf club having a stopper within
A golf club grip for a golf club includes an elongated member having a first end, a second end, an inner surface and an outer surface. The first end is...
Golf club and shaft
The present invention provides a golf club shaft. The shaft is made of a fiber reinforced resin. When a position 100 mm apart from a distal end of the shaft is...
CG height adjustability by conformalweighting
A golf club head comprising a conformal weight sized to fit within a recess or channel disposed in a crown or sole is disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the...
The night puck has a median plane contiguous with a circumference thereof. The centroid of the puck is located at an intersection of the axis of rotation of the...
Rehabilitation assistance system
A rehabilitation assistance system includes a peg board, a peg to be placed on the peg board by a subject, and a position information acquisition unit that...
Pedaling state detecting apparatus
A pedaling state detecting apparatus is basically provided with a communication unit and a controller. The communication unit is configured to receive left and...
Virtual golf simulation apparatus providing putting guide
Disclosed herein are a virtual golf simulation apparatus and method that is capable of performing virtual golf simulation as if a golfer is frequently guided by...
Heart rate based training system
Exercise systems and methods are provided that create and run exercise programs that are custom tailored to individual users. An exercise program for a specific...
Therapeutic gloves and their components
A therapeutic glove includes two glove bodies. The hand is inserted into the inner body (310), which is shaped like a glove. The outer body (320) can also be...
Wrist exerciser having a protective structure
A wrist exerciser including a housing and a gyroscopic member is disclosed. The housing is structured to include a casing structure, a rail, and one or more...
Brass instrument mouthpiece emulator
One embodiment of a brass musical instrument practice device (FIG. 3) consisting of a rimmed, (12) bowl shaped, cup (11) about 6 mm to 35 mm in diameter, and...
Health aid kit and method for treating pain
A health aid, a health aid kit, and a method for treating neck, shoulder and back pain including a first elongated member, a second elongated member, and an...