Patent published on July 6, 2023

Revolutionizing Amusement Park Experience with Smart Anomaly Detection and Maintenance

The world of amusement parks has been a source of joy and escape for people of all ages for many years. But as the industry has evolved, so have the technologies used to power the experiences. Universal City Studios, a leading amusement park operator, is looking to revolutionize the industry by introducing an advanced anomaly detection and maintenance system for its rides and attractions. The patent, US20230213925A1, describes a system of sensors that collect data and create a profile for each ride experience. If the data detects an issue, but it's not a major one, the system will take a corrective action. But if the problem is more serious, it will trigger a different response. This system would allow amusement parks to be more proactive in their maintenance practices and could potentially help prevent any major issues from occurring in the first place. The patent also states that the system will use a variety of sensors to detect problems, such as temperature, vibration, and even motion. These sensors could be placed strategically throughout the amusement park and would be able to detect a wide range of issues. For example, the system could detect a drop in temperature that could indicate a malfunctioning ride, or it could detect a sudden change in vibration that could indicate a malfunctioning figure. This could be a game changer for Universal City Studios, as it would allow them to rapidly identify and fix any issues before they become a danger to park guests. In addition, the patent mentions that the system could also be used as a preventative measure. By monitoring the data from the sensors, the amusement park can identify any potential problems before they become a safety hazard. This would allow Universal City Studios to take corrective action faster and more efficiently, potentially increasing the safety of their guests. Moreover, the system also has applications outside of the amusement park. The data collected from the sensors could be used to create predictive models that could be used to detect potential problems before they become a major issue. This could be beneficial for other industries, such as transportation, healthcare, and manufacturing, where predictive maintenance is essential. Of course, there is no guarantee that the patent will come to fruition and Universal City Studios may never actually implement the system. However, it is an exciting prospect that could potentially revolutionize the amusement park industry and beyond. Universal City Studios have long been at the forefront of technological innovation and this patent is no exception. If brought to fruition, the system could revolutionize maintenance practices in the amusement park industry and beyond, and could potentially help make the experience of going to an amusement park even more enjoyable and safe. With the use of sensors and predictive models, the system could identify problems before they become a major safety hazard and could help keep park guests safe. While the patent itself does not guarantee that this system will come to fruition, it is an exciting prospect and could potentially revolutionize the amusement park industry if implemented.

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