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Number: 472/60
Name: Amusement devices > Illusion or stage device > Person experiences illusion of being in motion (e.g., travel simulation, etc.) > By use of video or projected picture
Description: Amusement device wherein the device which causes a person to believe that he or she is in motion further includes either (a) a means for projecting upon a screen or other viewing surface a visual image of scenery which has been previously produced upon film or transparencies, or (b) a means for producing upon a television screen or other viewing surface a visual image of scenery which is being or has been produced by television; whereby the image of scenery is intended to be viewed by a person so as to further enhance the illusion of the person being in motion.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8491403 Amusement ride system Jul. 23, 2013
8257133 Travelling toy system Sep. 4, 2012
8241038 Simulator utilizing a non-spherical projection surface Aug. 14, 2012
8206230 Circular motion theater Jun. 26, 2012
8137205 Motion-based attraction Mar. 20, 2012
8091483 Amusement park ride with underwater-controlled boats Jan. 10, 2012
7837567 Method and system for customizing a theme park experience Nov. 23, 2010
7740359 Video display system with an oscillating projector screen Jun. 22, 2010
7555147 Video recording system for an amusement park ride and associated methods Jun. 30, 2009
7463415 System for collecting and displaying images to create a visual effect and methods of use Dec. 9, 2008
7422332 Wall structure Sep. 9, 2008
7144114 Systems and methods for displaying simulated images Dec. 5, 2006
7097307 Systems and methods for displaying simulated images Aug. 29, 2006
6865023 System for collecting and displaying images to create a visual effect and methods of use Mar. 8, 2005
6834966 Passageway with virtual reality environment Dec. 28, 2004
6796908 Interactive dark ride Sep. 28, 2004
6776722 Ride apparatus Aug. 17, 2004
6752720 Mobile remote control video gaming system Jun. 22, 2004
6733293 Personal simulator May. 11, 2004
6716106 Real-scene tour simulation system and method of the same Apr. 6, 2004
6678328 Information processor Jan. 13, 2004
6665985 Virtual reality theater Dec. 23, 2003
6656137 Vestibular and RAS enhancing device Dec. 2, 2003
6641485 Space ride simulator Nov. 4, 2003
6629896 Nimble virtual reality capsule using rotatable drive assembly Oct. 7, 2003
6629895 Amusement ride system Oct. 7, 2003
6533670 Amusement ride with pivotable motion base Mar. 18, 2003
6462769 Image correction method to compensate for point of view image distortion Oct. 8, 2002
6431989 Ride simulation system Aug. 13, 2002
6428419 Amusement attraction with moveable floor Aug. 6, 2002
6386984 Amusement facilities, vehicles for amusement facilities, and display for amusement facilities May. 14, 2002
6354954 Amusement apparatus and method Mar. 12, 2002
6347999 Pinball simulator game system Feb. 19, 2002
6336811 VR motion base control apparatus and it's supporting structure Jan. 8, 2002
6315673 Motion simulator for a video game Nov. 13, 2001
6309306 Interactive entertainment attraction using telepresence vehicles Oct. 30, 2001
6270414 Exoskeletal platform for controlling multi-directional avatar kinetics in a virtual environment Aug. 7, 2001
6254489 Amusement attraction with man-made tornado Jul. 3, 2001
6224491 Ride-type game machine May. 1, 2001
6220171 Amusement ride Apr. 24, 2001
6210286 Riding game system Apr. 3, 2001
6179619 Game machine for moving object Jan. 30, 2001
6159100 Virtual reality game Dec. 12, 2000
6152828 Rocking device and bodily sensation simulation apparatus Nov. 28, 2000
6113500 3-D simulator ride Sep. 5, 2000
6079982 Interactive simulator ride Jun. 27, 2000
6059666 Riding game system May. 9, 2000
6053576 Bank of seats for amusement ride Apr. 25, 2000
6042382 Sustained G-force centripetal acceleration apparatus and method Mar. 28, 2000
6039653 Apparatus, system and method for experiencing motion Mar. 21, 2000

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