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Integrated loyalty program and game mechanic
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for an integrated loyalty program and game mechanic. When a customer makes a...
Skill-based bonusing interleaved wagering system
A skill-based bonusing interleaved wagering system is disclosed, including an interactive controller configured to: communicate application telemetry; receive a...
System and method of revealing the outcomes of real world wagers through
skill based actions
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...
Portable intermediary trusted device
In one embodiment, an intermediary gaming trusted electronic device for use with an untrusted PED may include a position sensor configured to acquire position...
Side betting for enriched game play environment (single and/or
multiplayer) for casino applications
Systems for making a side bet in a hybrid game having a gambling game portion and an entertainment game portion are provided. The side bet is made in regards to...
Gaming system and method of gaming
A method of populating symbol spaces on a gaming device includes providing a plurality of designated spaces arranged to display a plurality of symbols, wherein...
Systems, methods, and devices for operating wagering game machines with
enhanced user interfaces
Gaming devices, gaming systems, methods of conducting wagering games, and computer programs for operating wagering game machines are disclosed. A gaming machine...
Gaming machine running common game
A plurality of gaming terminals each having a terminal display on which a plurality of symbols are provided, a plurality of upper displays forming a single...
Method and apparatus for conditional payouts in a gaming device
A gaming device incentivizes additional game play by combining payouts with conditional payouts. During game play, players are informed of the conditions, which...
The present application and the resultant patent provide a merchandiser. The merchandiser may include an ambient compartment with at least one ambient product...
Item dispensing apparatus
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a dispenser configured for storing one or more items and dispensing the stored items to authorized...
Item pusher apparatus with channel-based shuttle displacement detection
and associated methods
According to some example embodiments, systems, apparatus, methods, computer readable media, and computer program products are provided for implementing an item...
Magnetic authenticity feature
The invention relates to a magnetic multilayer system (1) which is arranged on a substrate (6) which is made of a material from the group consisting of a...
Device for sorting coins
A device (10) for sorting coins (31) has at least first and second receiving containers (20) for receiving coins (31) and a separating unit (14). Further, a...
Remote control button actuation module, system, and method
An actuation system used to actuate one or more buttons on a remote control device, such as a key fob, based upon commands that are generated from a mobile...
Portable machine and control system
A portable machine of the disclosure includes: a manipulation unit configured to receive a manipulation for a vehicle; a transmitter configured to transmit a...
Network-assisted remote access portal
A computing system contains a processor that is configured to receive, with the user interface, a registered access code and access permissions from a remote...
Apparatus and method for providing security keypad through shift of keypad
An apparatus and method for providing a security keypad are provided. The apparatus for providing a security keypad includes a coordinate generation unit, a...
System and method for implementing a threat condition protocol in pass
This disclosure relates to a system and method for implementing threat condition in pass control. In one embodiment, a method for implementing threat condition...
Method and system for smart contact arrays
A device includes a device body having an attachment face defined by an attachment area and a contact array disposed in the device body and exposed at a...
Battery powered trainable remote garage door opener module
A remote garage door opener module for after-market assembly into a vehicle for transmitting signals to a garage door opener includes a bezel positionable...
Systems and methods for mobile mileage tracking
A system and method allows a user to connect a mobile device, such as a smartphone, to a vehicle in order to track and record driving mileages incurred for a...
Determining a remedial action for a motorized vehicle based on sensed
An apparatus that includes a vibration sensor and a circuit. The vibration sensor provides an indication of vibration sensed in a motorized vehicle. The circuit...
Failure determination device of hybrid vehicle and its failure
A failure determination device of a hybrid vehicle, includes an engine, a motor arranged in series with the engine, a clutch arranged between the motor and a...
System and method of transmitting data from an aircraft
A system for transmitting aircraft data from an aircraft includes a Data Acquisition Unit (DAU) that records aircraft data. A PC card is interfaced to the DAU...
Method and apparatus for fusion of images
A method and an apparatus for improving a main image by fusing the richer information contained in a secondary image are described. A 3D structure of objects...
Image processing device and image processing method
An image processing device which compensates for a stereoscopic effect of a stereoscopic image, the image processing device including: an obtaining unit which...
Methods and systems of reducing blurring artifacts in lenticular printing
A method of creating an interlaced composite image. The method comprises receiving a plurality of images selected for generating an interlaced composite image...
Avatar editing environment
An avatar editing environment is disclosed that allows users to create custom avatars for use in online games and other applications. Starting with a blank face...
Apparatuses, methods and systems coupling visual accommodation and visual
convergence to the same plane at any...
Aspects of the disclosed apparatuses, methods and systems provide three dimensional gradient and dynamic light fields for display in 3D technologies, in...
Pixelated light shutter mechanisms for improving contrast between
computer-generated images and an ambient...
Augmented reality systems and associated methods, computer-readable media, techniques, and methodologies for improving contrast between projected or emitted...
Reducing latency in an augmented-reality display
Disclosed are methods and systems for generating display pixel data so as to reduce latency when rendering a representation of a graphic on a display, such as...
Graphics processing unit, graphics processing system including the same,
and method of operating the same
A method of operating a graphics processing unit includes generating a first display list including a position information index, an attribute information...
Discrete objects for building virtual environments
Described is a virtual environment built by drawing stacks of three-dimensional objects (e.g., discrete blocks) as manipulated by a user. A user manipulates one...
Leveraging a multitude of dynamic camera footage to enable a user
positional virtual camera
A virtual camera within a volumetric model of a real world environment during an event occurring within the real world environment can be identified. The...
Dynamic rendering of soft shadows for interface elements
Soft shadows can be rendered using a relatively expensive blur process by leveraging the structure provided for various user interfaces. The elements of a user...
Image display device and method, and medium containing program
A two-dimensional image is generated from a three-dimensional volume image of the chest of a human body based on information about recognized and labeled costal...
Tomography apparatus and method of reconstructing a tomography image by
the tomography apparatus
A tomography apparatus includes a data acquirer which acquires a first image which corresponds to a first time point and a second image which corresponds to a...
Visualization of volumetric ultrasound images
Various embodiments include systems and methods for adaptive visualization enhancement in volumetric ultrasound images. One or more structures may be determined...
Method and apparatus for generating acceleration structure in ray tracing
Provided are an apparatus and method for generating an acceleration structure in a ray tracing system. The method of generating an acceleration structure...
Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
A graphics animation and compositing operations framework has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render...
Creating a cinemagraph
An apparatus receives first image data that is based on image data captured by a first camera and second image data that is based on image data captured by a...
Multi-layered slide transitions
Architecture that enhances the visual experience of a slide presentation by animating slide content as "actors" in the same background "scene". This is provided...
System and method for virtual modification of body parts
A system and method for modifying one or more body parts in an image of a portion of a body is provided. The system and method include detecting one or more...
Hierarchical index bits for multi-sampling anti-aliasing
In accordance with some embodiments, a control surface stores the index bits in a tile using multi-sampling anti-aliasing. By determining whether all the...
Interactive chart authoring through chart merging
A first chart and a second chart are parsed to determine one or more measures, dimensions, and filters visualized in the first chart and the second chart. The...
Method and apparatus for visualizing and interactively manipulating
Profile data collected through sampling is transformed and visually and interactively manipulated and displayed. In one scenario, the profile data is collected...
Method and device for simplifying space data
A method and a device for simplifying space data are provided, and the method includes: an original coordinate point of original space data is transformed into...
Image display device, image display method, medical image diagnostic
device, medical image diagnostic method,...
In the present invention, in a case where a display unit is capable of displaying either multiple tomographic images or at least one plain image of a subject, a...
PRCA-based method and system for dynamically re-establishing PET image
Provided is a PRCA-based method for dynamically reestablishing a PET image. The method comprises: (1) performing collection and correction to obtain a...