EP 1658887 A1 20060524 - Method and system for providing mobile means to spectators for consulting statistics and inputing bets during live sport events.
Method and system for providing mobile means to spectators for consulting statistics and inputing bets during live sport events.
Verfahren und System zum Bereitstellen von mobilen Mitteln am Zuschauer um Statistiken heranzuziehen und/oder zum Eingeben von Wetten während einem Livesportveranstaltung.
Méthode et systèm permettant aux spectateurs d'une manifestation sportive de consulter des statistigeus et d'effectuer des paris à l'aide de moyens mobiles.
EP 04027250 A 20041117
An advanced high-tech entertainment system is designed for single and multi-player competition in pseudo-online mobile environment enabling spectators of live sport tournaments at any location to participate in a competition and betting procedure called RealActPlay or "RAP". Participants in the competition are referred to as RAPpers. Particularly spectator of a live sport match or athletic can participate in betting only seconds before the subject of betting occurs, allowing spectators to place the bet at exciting moments of an ongoing match easily without distraction from the match, or athletic event and hence dramatically increase in excitement of watching the match for spectators, and also provides mobile means of competition by entering accurate statistics of live sport matches in single or multi-player mode. Simple betting rules are sent to RAP participants (RAPers) on registration for a specific game, tournament, or athletic via SMS/MMS before the start of the tournament. RFID tags are used in this invention to achieve considerable improvements on usability and control of legitimacy of the RAPing competition.
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EP 04027250 A 20041117; FI 2005050413 W 20051115