WO2004045731A3 - Interactive laser amusement systems - Google Patents

Interactive laser amusement systems

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WO2004045731A3
WO2004045731A3 PCT/US2003/036825 US0336825W WO2004045731A3 WO 2004045731 A3 WO2004045731 A3 WO 2004045731A3 US 0336825 W US0336825 W US 0336825W WO 2004045731 A3 WO2004045731 A3 WO 2004045731A3
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Prior art keywords
device
light
activated
activity
emitting
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PCT/US2003/036825
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French (fr)
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WO2004045731A2 (en )
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Scott Hammons
Jonathan Plache
Kenneth Schober
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Scott Hammons
Jonathan Plache
Kenneth Schober
Soft Play L L C
Veqtorian Ltd
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63FCARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; VIDEO GAMES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • A63F9/00Games not otherwise provided for
    • A63F9/02Shooting or hurling games
    • A63F9/0291Shooting or hurling games with a simulated projectile, e.g. an image on a screen
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63GMERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT
    • A63G31/00Amusement arrangements
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A63SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
    • A63GMERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT
    • A63G33/00Devices allowing competitions between several persons, not otherwise provided for
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F41WEAPONS
    • F41AFUNCTIONAL FEATURES OR DETAILS COMMON TO BOTH SMALLARMS AND ORDNANCE, e.g. CANNONS; MOUNTINGS FOR SMALLARMS OR ORDNANCE
    • F41A33/00Adaptations for training; Gun simulators
    • F41A33/02Light- or radiation-emitting guns ; Light- or radiation-sensitive guns; Cartridges carrying light emitting sources, e.g. laser
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F41WEAPONS
    • F41JTARGETS; TARGET RANGES; BULLET CATCHERS
    • F41J5/00Target indicating systems; Target-hit or score detecting systems
    • F41J5/02Photo-electric hit-detector systems

Abstract

An interactive target system includes a laser station (LS) and a plurality of light activated targets (T). The laser station (LS) includes a light emitting device (L) operable to fire discreet beams of light at the targets (T). The laser station (LS) also includes an activity-associated charging apparatus having an activity device at which a participant performs an activity. A detector monitors performance of the activity at the activity device. A controller is operatively connected to the light emitting device (L) to limit the number of times the light emitting device can be activated. The controller reduces the number of times the light emitting device (L) can be activated each time the device is activated. The controller also receives a signal from the detector and in response to the detector signal increments the number of times the light emitting device (L) can be activated.
PCT/US2003/036825 2002-11-18 2003-11-18 Interactive laser amusement systems WO2004045731A3 (en)

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