Multimedia system and method for remote monitoring or refereeing in dart machines

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO

7361083

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20050075153A1

SERIAL NO

10609394

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Abstract

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A system and method which comprises a plurality of amusement machines (i.e., video games, flipper games, pinball machines, prize dispensing games, arcade games, electronic darts, kiddie rides, pool tables, golf games, basketball games, billiards, redemption games, soccer tables, shuffle board alleys and bowling alleys, touch-screen countertop games and the like) equipped with play components and associated apparatus to capture multimedia information based on the performance of the players at the machines, apparatus to transmit the multimedia information captured from the machines to a network, and a processor based machine (e.g., a central processing unit (CPU)) for managing and storing this multimedia information.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
GAELCO, S.A.E-08023 BARCELONA, ES1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Valero, Moreno Javier Barcelona, ES 1 2

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 2008/0064,467 Methods and system for game playability and expectation wager payout 12 2007
* 2011/0294,585 ARRANGEMENT ADAPTED TO BE USED WITH CONVENTIONAL BILLIARD TABLES FOR GREATER UTILISATION, VERSATILITY AND/OR APPLICATION OF SAID TABLES 3 2009
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EASTPOINT SPORTS LTD., LLC (1)
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FULL SWING GOLF (1)
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TOCCATA GAMING INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
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BEHAVIOR TECH COMPUTER CORP. (1)
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