Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Amusement ride










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #4066256.

A relatively inexpensive and compact ride for an amusement park and the like, which creates the illusion that the passengers are seated in a rapidly maneuvering vehicle, by applying forces to the passenger in synchronism with the display of a motion picture image. The apparatus includes a passenger-holding frame which has three locations resting on hydraulic rams that can tilt the frame or move it up and down, and a film projector and viewing screen connected to the frame to move with it. When the motion picture simulates the view from a vehicle that is turning to the right, the rams are operated to tilt the vehicle to the left, to simulate the centrifugal forces that would result from a vehicle turning to the right. When the motion picture indicates forward acceleration, the vehicle is tipped backwardly. When the motion picture indicates vertical acceleration, the rams are rapidly moved up or down.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
System and method for transferring data in storage controllers
Advertisement in operating system
Strategic planning management
Nitrogen and hindered phenol containing dual functional macromolecular antioxidants: synthesis, performances and applications
Fluid conduit with PTC fabric heating
Compounds, compositions and use
Method and apparatus for controlling cardiac resynchronization therapy using cardiac impedance
  Randomly Featured Patents
Toy rocket launcher
Method of producing ethanol-water azeotrope from crude ethanol
Flame retardant polyoxymethylene diphosphonates
Multi-core/thread work-group computation scheduler
Method for driving solenoid-actuated fuel injectors of internal combustion engines
Digital broadcasting system and data processing method in the digital broadcasting system
New tetra-aminopyrimidine derivatives and their use in hair-dyeing preparations
Apparatus for flaying of small cattle, especially sheep carcasses, in slaughtering
2,1,3-benzothia(OXA)diazole derivatives having an endothelin receptor antagonistic effect
Coherent and non-coherent hybrid direct sequence/frequency hopping spread spectrum systems with high power and bandwidth efficiency and methods thereof