Wearable Computer | Phone | Audio | Display | Keyboard – U.S. Patent 6,184,804

Orang-Otang Peel-It

Title:  Key Palette United States Patent: 6,184,804 Issue Date:  February 6, 2001 Claims What is claimed is: 1. A data entry device for a data processing system, which comprises: (a) an armpiece configured for attachment to a user’s first arm; (b) a first keyboard portion extending from the armpiece and configured for positioning to be … Continue reading Wearable Computer | Phone | Audio | Display | Keyboard – U.S. Patent 6,184,804

New Search Engine Uses Distributed Computing System—And the Computers Are Human

Jatalla | 100% User-Generated Search Engine Results Featuring the Most Powerful Search Engine on Earth: Your Brain

In a coup for the “Web 2 .0” movement, a new search engine announced today provides search results that are 100% user-generated. The site, called Jatalla.com, is expected for beta release in July. (Original article publication date: June 19, 2006 (Inventeprise)) Through Jatalla.com, any registered user can submit a vote called a “lexivote”, which consists … Continue reading New Search Engine Uses Distributed Computing System—And the Computers Are Human

Homeland Security Broadcasting System (HoSBroS)

Excerpt from the patent specification: HOMELAND SECURITY BROADCASTING SYSTEM The HoSBroS system provides a radio frequency receiver equipped with a noise gate which can be embedded in virtually any consumer electronic device.  Initially, wireless audio devices such as smoke detectors and radios are the most desirable point of implementation.  Thereafter, any consumer electronic device that … Continue reading Homeland Security Broadcasting System (HoSBroS)

Dice / Random-Number Generator Substitution System for Stealth Education

The system for replacing or supplementing the use of dice or computer-generated random numbers in a game provides a mechanism through which a user can undertake a task instead of relying upon chance. The results of the task–success or failure (binary), or a degree of success or failure (graded)–are treated just as if these results were attained through the use of a dice roll or a computer-generated random number.

Abracadabble™ “Magic Wand” Video Game Controller

The spell-casting system provides a physical input mechanism, such as a wand equipped with motion and/or position sensors, and a verbal input mechanism, such as a microphone for use with speech recognition technology (SRT). In order to trigger a spell, a user inputs a physical input pattern and a verbal input pattern; if and only if the user input is recognized by the computer as the predetermined combination of patterns assigned to a spell, the spell is triggered, i.e., successfully cast.