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
Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof
Backup and recovery of distributed storage areas
System and method for ranking content and applications through human assistance
Engineered magnetic layer with improved perpendicular anisotropy using glassing agents for spintronic applications
Distributed mobile access point acquisition
Managing and collaborating with digital content
Method and device for reducing image color noise
  Randomly Featured Patents
Network service system using temporary user identifier
Multiplexed-input-separated .SIGMA.-.DELTA. analog-to-digital converter for pixel-level analog-to-digital conversion utilizing a feedback DAC separation
Smoking article with single piece restrictor and chamber
Insect capturer
Cache memory architecture with decoding
Gas flow headers for internal combustion engines
Auxiliary portable power supply
Folding tray assembly
Method for manufacturing an oxide superconductor device
Child-resistant, senior friendly carded package and method of assembly