Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Modifying time progression rates in a virtual universe










Image Number 2 for United States Patent #7945802.

Described herein are processes and devices that intentionally modify time progression rates in a virtual universe. One of the devices described is a temporal variation device. The temporal variation device can determine an area, in a virtual universe, in which time progresses at a specific time progression rate. The temporal variation device can modify the time progression rate to be faster or slower in the area. By modifying the time progression rate in the area, rates at which action occur also change in a way that is correlated to the change in the time progression rate. The temporal variation device can maintain areas beyond the borders of the area at a time progression rate that is not modified. Therefore, the temporal variation device can create a relative time dilation between the determined area and other areas in the virtual universe outside of the determined area.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Probe card holding apparatus with probe card engagement structure
Switching device, switch control method, and storage system
Automated synchronization of design features in disparate code components using type differencing
Lentiviral gene transfer vectors and their medicinal applications
Stroboscopic image modulation to reduce the visual blur of an object being viewed by an observer experiencing vibration
Configurable pitch reducing optical fiber array
Anti-infective derivatives, method for the production thereof, pharmaceutical compositions containing same and uses of said derivatives in treatment
  Randomly Featured Patents
Connector shield with integrated fastening arrangement
Electrically variable R/C network and method
Fingernail accessory and method of forming an artificial fingernail
Flexible workflow tool including multi-lingual support
Liquid-crystal display device with thin-film transistors and method of fabricating the same
Insole
Quick connect diagnostic system
Magnetic recording medium and manufacturing method thereof
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor integrated circuit device having SOI structure
Interposer and method for making same