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Felix Rudolf: Accelerometer. Centre Electronique Horloger, Parkhurst & Oliff, November 20, 1984: US04483194 (168 worldwide citation)

Integrated accelerometers comprising a flap (2) fixed to a carrier (1) by two attachment means (3) which are disposed symmetrically and in line with one side of the flap. An electrode (5) deposited on a plate (4) permits acceleration to be measured by measuring the corresponding variation in capacit ...


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Raymond Vuilleumier, Paul Charles Weiss: Miniature shutter type display device with multiplexing capability. Centre Electronique Horloger, Parkhurst & Oliff, January 14, 1986: US04564836 (96 worldwide citation)

A display device comprising an insulating carrier (1) and shutters (V) which are capable of rotating under the effect of an electrical field (E) which is perpendicular to the plane of the carrier. The shutters (V) are grouped in pairs and are controlled by applying a voltage between a shutter and a ...


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Jean Felix Perotto, Christian Lamothe: Multi-tasking low-power controller having multiple program counters. Centre Electronique Horloger, May 13, 1997: US05630130 (83 worldwide citation)

A multitasking controller comprising task storage means (2) for storing up to N tasks (P0,P1,P2,P3) each comprising a sequence of instructions, a microprocessor for processing, by time-sharing, a plurality of such N tasks, and a random access memory (12) for storing variable data created and used by ...


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Christian Piguet, Jean Felix Perotto: Interactive device for data input into an instrument of small dimensions. Centre Electronique Horloger, Wender Murase & White, December 30, 1980: US04242676 (80 worldwide citation)

The device according to the invention comprises a sensor formed by a plurality of capacitive or resistive electrodes. The user searches the symbol to be selected by displacing his finger on the sensor while looking at a control display unit. Any position of the finger on the sensor causes the displa ...


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Pierre Andre Grandjean, Martyn Andrew Cadman, Raymond Vuilleumier, Raymond Guye: Miniature display device. Centre Electronique Horloger, Parkhurst & Oliff, May 10, 1983: US04383255 (68 worldwide citation)

Each segment of a display device, e.g., a seven-segment display comprises at least one shutter normally obturating a cavity in a carrier on a base plate. Each shutter is suspended by two resilient attachments and can turn about a torsion axis established by these attachments under the influence of a ...


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Hammer Walter, Vittoz Eric Andre, Hermann Jean, Choffat Hubert: Timekeeper. Centre Electronique Horloger, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, July 22, 1975: US3895486 (41 worldwide citation)

A timekeeper comprises a quartz crystal resonator having a stable frequency but with a relatively large tolerance, and a frequency divider with an adjustable divison ratio. Said divider has auxiliary electrical inputs the logical state of which determines the division ratio, and a memory, for exampl ...


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Bernard Gerber, Fritz Leuenberger: Electrically reprogrammable non volatile memory. Centre Electronique Horloger, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 14, 1980: US04228527 (34 worldwide citation)

An electrically reprogrammable non-volatile memory device is disclosed which includes complementary MOS transistors provided with a polycrystalline silicon floating gate electrode in a common n.sup.- -type substrate. The device comprises three main parts. The first part, which is used for writing, c ...


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Jean Felix Perotto, Eric Vittoz: Multi-functional electronic watch. Centre Electronique Horloger, Imirie & Smiley, September 6, 1977: US04047010 (29 worldwide citation)

A multifunctional wrist watch combining the functions of time-indication with other functions, for example a calculator. The watch has a glass in which pick-ups are provided for detecting the passage of a finger of a user over the surface of the glass and recognition circuits for converting the trac ...


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Vittoz Eric Andre, Fonjallaz Claude: Electronic watch. Centre Electronique Horloger, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, December 10, 1974: US3852952 (27 worldwide citation)

An electronic watch with an electronic display of time fed from a counting circuit via a transcoder comprises a data input device including a manual control member for transferring at least one element of displayed data by means of a logical transfer circuit. For example, a number indicated on a sep ...


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Vittoz Eric Andre: Temperature sensing device. Centre Electronique Horloger, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, May 7, 1974: US3809929 (25 worldwide citation)

A digital output temperature sensing device comprises identical first and second n-p-n transistors manufactured together in an integrated circuit and across which different base-emitter voltages are applied. The non-saturated collector-emitter current of the second transistor, which is a function of ...