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
Electric discharge machining hole drilling
Wrench head
Drive and startup for a switched capacitor divider
Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery
Transparent conductive structure
Computer server capable of supporting CPU virtualization
Image forming apparatus, control method of image forming apparatus, and storage medium
  Randomly Featured Patents
Abraded high fill strength fabrics substantially free from discoloration streaks
Receptacle for motor-driven food processor
Personal alarm system
Heavy-wall H-shaped steel having high toughness and yield strength and process for making steel
Compositions comprising dietary fat complexer and methods for their use
Connector assembly
Timed fluid-linked flush controller
Method for qualifying biased burn-in integrated circuits on a wafer level
Antibody and use thereof
Ring seal