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Number: 472/58
Name: Amusement devices > Illusion or stage device > Alternative scenes provided by reflection from and transmission through transparent mirror
Description: Amusement device wherein the device includes a semitransparent reflective member which is capable of passing therethrough a light image of an illuminated first object or scene located behind it to an observer located substantially in front of it, and also capable of reflecting from its front surface a light image of an illuminated second object or scene located substantially in front of the member but off to the side of the observer and hidden from the direct view of the observer; and wherein the illusionary effect is created by operation of a control means (a) to selectively either permit or prevent ambient or artificial light to illuminate the first object or scene so that its image passes through the member to be seen by the observer, and (b) to selectively either permit or prevent ambient or artificial light to illuminate the second object or scene so that the reflection of it may be seen by the observer.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7670230 Transmission mechanism for balance training apparatus Mar. 2, 2010
7463415 System for collecting and displaying images to create a visual effect and methods of use Dec. 9, 2008
7222977 Light and sound mirror assembly with appearing characters May. 29, 2007
6964614 Riding device Nov. 15, 2005
6948999 Wand toy and process Sep. 27, 2005
6865023 System for collecting and displaying images to create a visual effect and methods of use Mar. 8, 2005
6834968 Teleprompter with directional screen Dec. 28, 2004
6341868 Image forming apparatus and method for live performances Jan. 29, 2002
6135599 Projection ornament Oct. 24, 2000
6076638 Special effects elevator Jun. 20, 2000
6053576 Bank of seats for amusement ride Apr. 25, 2000
5865519 Device for displaying moving images in the background of a stage Feb. 2, 1999
RE35556 Teleporter Jul. 8, 1997
5351966 Image synthesizing scope and image synthesizer using the same Oct. 4, 1994
5291297 Illustion creating apparatus comprising a housing and a CRT Mar. 1, 1994
5228879 Toy mirror assembly Jul. 20, 1993
5041044 Teleporter Aug. 20, 1991
4991331 Display assembly Feb. 12, 1991
4805895 Image forming apparatus and method Feb. 21, 1989
4294445 Sighting device with means for reflecting and superimposing light flashes on a viewed object Oct. 13, 1981
4180931 Display device Jan. 1, 1980
4072314 Sound-producing mirror toy Feb. 7, 1978
4021950 Magic window May. 10, 1977

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