At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Transaction machine with multiple transaction access points
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed towards a transaction machine. The transaction machine may include a first transaction access point configured to...
Slots journey game
A method for a slots game is disclosed. Such a slots game includes simulated gambling elements and adventure elements. Further, such a slots game has a viral...
Slot machine game with symbol lock-in
A slot machine game that allows a player to lock in particular symbol(s) after playing a game. If the player prefers one or more particular symbols to remain in...
Methods of receiving electronic wagers in a wagering game via a handheld
electronic wager input device
A gaming system for conducting a multi-player wagering game includes a multi-touch table surface that is touched by a handheld electronic wager input device...
Wagering game machine having enhanced eligibility for progressive jackpots
A gaming system includes game logic circuitry for a wagering game which awards one or more progressive jackpots upon the occurrence of a progressive jackpot...
Gaming machine that progresses the games from base games to feature games
Provided is a gaming machine that can entertain a player by developing various game results after entering a feature game mode from a base game mode. The gaming...
Gaming machine, gaming system, and gaming method
In a gaming machine, a display displays a jackpot challenge for providing a progressive payout. A controller executes each round of a game, determines an event...
A game system that is capable of performing a game by employing an information card in place of a conventional paper-based system is provided. This game system...
A gaming system is provided enabling real-time cash management to be performed, even while in the play of a game to be performed by employing game media...
Wagering game award system
A method of operating a wagering game network the supports a plurality of award types. The method may include: detecting a player identifier associated with an...
System and method for bonus gaming using a mobile device
Disclosed is a method for enabling a player to use a mobile bonus feature system and a mobile device to become eligible for mobile promotions in addition to...
Wagering game with a secondary reel having oversized single-evaluation
A gaming system includes one or more input devices, one or more display devices, and one or more processors, and one or more memory devices storing instructions...
Contest at a target game location
To conduct a contest, game parameters are downloaded from a server to a device in response to a player app being launched on the device. The player device...
Managed on-line poker tournaments
A method in a gaming system is described herein. The gaming system includes at least one server having a memory, a network interface, and a processor. The...
When a trigger condition is established in a normal game, the following processes are executed: a process of shifting to a bonus game in which a re-trigger...
Controlling priority of wagering game lighting content
A wagering game system and its operations which can include analyzing electronic information associated with a first gaming effect and a second gaming effect...
Gaming device for determining a re-drawing group for following games
To display a plurality of symbols in a plurality of display regions, upon starting a game, and in a case where trigger symbols are stop displayed in any of the...
System and method of allowing a player to play gaming machines having reel
A game machine is provided. The machine comprises a display and a controller. The display is configured to display a plurality of symbol cells displayed in a...
Systems and methods for playing a game of chance with bonus feature
Systems and methods enable one or more players to play a game of chance. A system includes a processor and a memory device configured to store processor...
Synchronizing soundtracks across wagering game machines
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In embodiments, the operations can include detecting a trigger associated with a first wagering...
Product dispensing device
A product dispensing device includes: product accommodating passages; a dispensing mechanism which regulates a product from moving toward the downstream side in...
Retail location robotic wall system and mobile retail sales vehicle
A robotic retail wall is presented allowing for the dispensing of merchandise within a retail location. The robotic wall includes commodity products and...
Method and device for detecting and controlling self-service terminal cash
A method and a device for detecting and controlling banknote dispensing quality in a self-service terminal are provided. The method includes: detecting an empty...
Decorative glass panel for garage door
The decorative glass panel for garage door is a sectional garage door with a fingerprint scanner. The sectional garage door is formed from a plurality of door...
Screen unlocking method, apparatus, and device
The present invention discloses a screen unlocking method, apparatus, and device, and relates to the field of touch control technologies, which can shorten the...
Auto enrollment for configuring access control systems
Disclosed is a system for a facility supporting an access controller, at least one ingress card reader and an auto-enrollment type controller including a front...
Remotely operable lockout system
A lockout system that includes a lock portion and a key portion that removably cooperate with one another to allow selective interference with a throw lever...
Computing systems for vehicle diagnostics are provided. In accordance with some aspects, a computing system may include a vehicle having a plurality of sensors...
Wireless vehicle-monitoring system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a wireless appliance for monitoring a vehicle. The wireless appliance includes a microprocessor configured to...
Electronic parking disc
Parking disc for mounting on a vehicle in a location so as to be at least externally visible for indicating a time for initiation of the parking with an...
Transport system user inspection
A method of inspecting a user device of a user of a transport system includes obtaining, by a portable inspection device, identification data of a user device...
Virtual place-located anchor
A method is disclosed that may include, in a creating phase: receiving an instruction to generate a virtual place-located anchor at a virtual location that is...
3D model enhancement
One embodiment involves receiving a fine mesh as input, the fine mesh representing a 3-Dimensional (3D) model and comprising fine mesh polygons. The embodiment...
Systems and methods for rapid three-dimensional modeling with real facade
A computer system is described for automatically generating a 3D model, including hardware and non-transitory computer readable medium accessible by the...
Methods and systems for providing a preloader animation for image viewers
Methods and systems for providing a preloader animation for image viewers is provided. An example method includes receiving an image of an object, determining...
Three dimensional montage generation system and method based on two
dimensional single image
The present disclosure relates to a three-dimensional montage generation system and method based on a two-dimensional single image. An embodiment of the present...
Perfect bounding for optimized evaluation of procedurally-generated scene
Optimally-sized bounding boxes for scene data including procedurally generated geometry are determined by first determining whether an estimated bounding box...
Virtual view generating method and apparatus
A virtual view generating method and apparatus are provided that are used to resolve a technical problem existing in the prior art that there are holes in a...
Method of mapping image information from one face onto another continuous
face of different geometry
An information processing method transfers information from a start face to an end face with a minimum local distortion by maintaining one-to-one correspondence...
Systems and methods for rendering 3D image independent of display size and
Methods and systems for providing and rendering 3D depth information are described. Specifically, the 3D depth information includes z-axis values provided in a...
Medical image processing apparatus
A medical image processing apparatus according to an embodiment for visualization of each of plural captured image volume data having time of day information...
Apparatus and method for processing image
An image processing apparatus includes a ray generator configured to generate at least one ray, a plurality of tree searchers configured to perform a tree...
Method for displaying optically determined surface geometries
In a method for displaying at least one property of an optically determined surface geometry of at least one three-dimensional object, in particular a tooth, on...
Image display apparatus
The invention relates to an image display apparatus for displaying an image like a three-dimensional medical image of an object. A template providing unit (3)...
Visual representation expression based on player expression
Using facial recognition and gesture/body posture recognition techniques, a system can naturally convey the emotions and attitudes of a user via the user's...
Subspace clothing simulation using adaptive bases
A method of animation of surface deformation and wrinkling, such as on clothing, uses low-dimensional linear subspaces with temporally adapted bases to reduce...
Managing character control in a virtual space
Character control in a virtual space may be managed between user instructions and non-user instructions. User instructions associated with controllable aspects...
Using stand-in camera to determine grid for rendering an image from a
Systems and methods can provide computer animation of animated scenes or interactive graphics sessions. A grid camera separate from the render camera can be...
Generating mobile-friendly animations
Systems and methods are disclosed for generating mobile-friendly animations. In one implementation, a processing device receives a first animation in a first...
Image processing device, image processing method, information storage
medium, and program
In a combined image obtained by superposing a character image on an image such that a second text rendered in the character image overlaps a first text rendered...