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A Dean Papadopoulos, Allan Tanzman, Richard A Baker Jr, Rodolfo G Belliardi, Dennis J W Dube: System for remotely accessing an industrial control system over a commercial communications network. Schneider Automation, Michael J Femal, Larry I Golden, May 9, 2000: US06061603 (339 worldwide citation)

A control system allows a user to access a programmable logic controller (PLC). system over a communication network such as an Internet network using a web browser. The system includes an Internet web interface between the network and the programmable logic controller. The Web interface serves Web p ...


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Noah G Duarte: Flexible, self-adhesive, modular lighting system. CNC Automation, Daniel J Bourque, Kevin J Carroll, September 24, 1996: US05559681 (260 worldwide citation)

A flexible, self-adhesive, lighting system includes a continuous length of flexible, self-adhesive, light emissive material, cuttable into segments of light emissive material, each segment including a plurality of light emitting diodes serving as light emissive devices. The segments are electrically ...


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Christophe Pierrat, Alfred K Wong: Design-manufacturing interface via a unified model. Magma Design Automation, Fenwick & West, December 26, 2006: US07155689 (258 worldwide citation)

Subtleties of advanced fabrication processes and nano-scale phenomena associated with integrated circuit miniaturization have exposed the insufficiencies of design rules. Such inadequacies have adverse impact on all parts of the integrated circuit creation flow where design rules are used. In additi ...


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Ludlow V Corbin II, Steven G Danielson, Richard E Oettel, Mark E Rossman, James E Thiele: Method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits. Cascade Design Automation Corporation, Seed and Berry, March 17, 1992: US05097422 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining integrated circuit layouts from a virtual circuit description and specification of a technology. Starting with high-level descriptions of a circuit, a virtual geometric description of the circuit is developed using a virtual grid described in terms of reference ...


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Lukas P P P Van Ginneken, Patrick R Groeneveld, Wilhelmus J M Philipsen: Method for storing multiple levels of design data in a common database. Magma Design Automation, Pillsbury Winthrop, January 7, 2003: US06505328 (208 worldwide citation)

An automated logic circuit design system uses a common database to store design data at different states of the design process, including data-flow graphs, netlists and layout descriptions. In this way, the need to translate circuit descriptions between tools is eliminated, thus leading to increased ...


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Ahmad Sadre, Donald F Baechtel, Mark S Graber: Integrated control system for industrial automation applications. Automation System and Products, D Peter Hochberg, Mark Kusner, Michael Jaffe, January 16, 1996: US05485620 (201 worldwide citation)

A system for generating, editing, executing, monitoring and debugging an application program for controlling an industrial automation mechanism comprising components of logic, motion and/or process control. The programming and operating environments contain a single Man Machine Interface (MMI) with ...


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Dean C Duhame, Daniel V Meyvis: Security system for controlling building access. Stanley Home Automation, Young & Basile, July 30, 1996: US05541585 (200 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a security system for controlling access of persons through a controlled portal. The portal, such as a door, has a lock mechanism for securing the door. A presence detector senses the presence of an object within an approach zone located substantially adjacent the port ...


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Lukas P P P van Ginneken, Raymond X T Nijssen, Premal Buch: Automated design of parallel drive standard cells. Magma Design Automation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 17, 2002: US06496965 (195 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for automated design of parallel drive standard cells are disclosed. The capacitive load to be driven by a particular output of a standard cell is determined. The driving capacity of the output is also determined. Based on the capacitive load to be driven and the driving capa ...


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Sasan H Ardalan, David E Van den Bout: Remote access to electronic meters using a TCP/IP protocol suite. ABB Automation, Woodcock Washburn, May 28, 2002: US06396839 (191 worldwide citation)

An electronic meter incorporates a TCP/IP protocol suite and an HTTP server to provide two-way access to the meter data. Alternatively, the TCP/IP protocol suite may be incorporated into a gateway serving multiple meters connected through a power line or wireless two-way network. The gateway may inc ...


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Sasan H Ardalan, David E Van den Bout: Remote access to electronic meters using a TCP/IP protocol suite. ABB Automation, Woodcock Washburn, March 26, 2002: US06363057 (175 worldwide citation)

An electronic meter incorporates a TCP/IP protocol suite and an HTTP server to provide two-way access to the meter data. Alternatively, the TCP/IP protocol suite may be incorporated into a gateway serving multiple meters connected through a power line or wireless two-way network. The gateway may inc ...