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Number: 273/372
Name: Amusement devices: games > Aerial projectile game; game element (e.g., target, etc.) or accessory therefor other than projector or projectile, per se > Target > With electrically actuated or operated indicator > Indicator responsive to projectile produced sonic or shock wave
Description: Target device including either a sound wave sensitive means mounted on or near the target device or a shock wave sensitive means mounted on or near the target device, which sound wave sensitive means or shock wave sensitive means is operatively associated with the electrically actuated or operated indicating means; and wherein the indicating means is actuated either (a) by the sound waves or shock waves generated by a projectile whenever it approaches, passes in the vicinity of, or strikes the target device, or (b) by the shock waves traveling through the material of the target device as a result of a projectile impacting thereupon.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8579295 Game machine and game method Nov. 12, 2013
8561993 Target impact-point sensing system Oct. 22, 2013
8543990 Methods and apparatus for testing software with real-time source data from a projectile Sep. 24, 2013
7857317 Game machine and game method Dec. 28, 2010
7685862 Target system giving accuracy and energy Mar. 30, 2010
7361083 Multimedia system and method for remote monitoring or refereeing in dart machines Apr. 22, 2008
7258344 Electronically-scored game providing audible feedback and method of use Aug. 21, 2007
6890178 Digital pistol May. 10, 2005
6837495 Electronically interactive target game Jan. 4, 2005
6823992 Tool carrying and storage case Nov. 30, 2004
6669477 System and method for scoring supersonic aerial projectiles Dec. 30, 2003
6367800 Projectile impact location determination system and method Apr. 9, 2002
6196844 Integrated target system Mar. 6, 2001
6109614 Remote sensing apparatus of supersonic projectile Aug. 29, 2000
5944317 Shock wave scoring apparatus employing dual concentric curved rod sensors Aug. 31, 1999
5908194 Sport target device and method Jun. 1, 1999
5883569 Impact-responsive signal transmitting device Mar. 16, 1999
5806848 Apparatus for determining a speed of a projectile Sep. 15, 1998
5648752 Dart game electronic scorekeeping device Jul. 15, 1997
5478077 Object collision point detecting apparatus Dec. 26, 1995
5447315 Method and apparatus for sensing speed and position of projectile striking a target Sep. 5, 1995
5447436 Apparatus and method of magnetically coupling acoustic signals into a tactical engagement simulation system for detecting indirect fire weapons Sep. 5, 1995
5403017 Target lifter with impact sensing Apr. 4, 1995
5401033 Dart game with random target number generator Mar. 28, 1995
5346210 Object locator system Sep. 13, 1994
5314195 Dart game May. 24, 1994
5207579 Antipersonnel training mine May. 4, 1993
5095433 Target reporting system Mar. 10, 1992
5092607 Ballistic impact indicator Mar. 3, 1992
5029866 Apparatus and method for determining projectile impact locations Jul. 9, 1991
5025424 Shock wave scoring apparatus employing curved rod sensors Jun. 18, 1991
4955967 Electronically scored dart game with missed dart detection system Sep. 11, 1990
4898388 Apparatus and method for determining projectile impact locations Feb. 6, 1990
4885725 Position measuring apparatus and method Dec. 5, 1989
4865329 Retainer means for use with a hit sensor Sep. 12, 1989
4807887 Missed hit and player proximity detection system for electronic projectile game Feb. 28, 1989
4805159 Acquistion of a projectile trajectory past a moving target Feb. 14, 1989
4743032 Multiple target mechanism May. 10, 1988
4662845 Target system for laser marksmanship training devices May. 5, 1987
4659034 Towed air target Apr. 21, 1987
RE32123 Discriminatory hit detection in target apparatus Apr. 22, 1986
4514621 Firing range Apr. 30, 1985
4437671 Dueling interactive target system Mar. 20, 1984
4427199 Target scoring system Jan. 24, 1984
4425500 Firing range Jan. 10, 1984
4361330 Target with interchangeable target images Nov. 30, 1982
4357531 Physical hit detection system and target apparatus Nov. 2, 1982
4351026 Projectile locating apparatus for use in target shooting Sep. 21, 1982
4350882 Hit detection and richochet discrimination in target apparatus Sep. 21, 1982
4350881 Projectile position detection apparatus Sep. 21, 1982

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