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John R Waterworth: Data compression system. Ferranti, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, October 20, 1987: US04701745 (195 worldwide citation)

A data compression system includes an input store (1) for receiving and storing a plurality of bytes of data from an outside source. Data processing means for processing successive bytes of data from the input store includes circuit means (21-25) operable to check whether a sequence of bytes is iden ...


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Norman F Watson: Accelerometer system. Ferranti, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, July 22, 1986: US04601206 (140 worldwide citation)

An inertial platform accelerometer cluster (FIG. 1) comprises a cluster of gyro and accelerometer system triads disposed in a cluster housing 10 to detect motion along and about orthogonal x, y and z axes. The orthogonal accelerometer systems each comprises a pair of codirectional accelerometers e.g ...


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Michael T Dudek, Rupert Goodings, Emlyn Jones, David C Odhams, Peter N Proctor: Telecommunications system. British Telecommunications Public Company, Ferranti Creditphone, GEC Plessey Telecommunications, Mercury Communications, Orbitel Mobile Communications, Shaye Communications, Phonepoint, STC, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, May 4, 1993: US05208812 (139 worldwide citation)

A communication procedure suitable for a cordless telephone system involves time division duplex radio communication between a handset 11 and a base station 3 using alternating bursts of transmission over a single radio channel. Once a radio link has been set up, initial transmissions carry a synchr ...


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Wayne D Crowe: Combined power and control signal transmission system. Ferranti Subsea Systems, Norvell & Associates, January 27, 1987: US04639714 (103 worldwide citation)

At a first location (A), a signal combiner (14) combines DC power from a DC power source (10) and command communication signals from a command encoder (12). An electrical cable (B) conveys the combined DC electrical power and command communication signals to a remote location (C). The command commun ...


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James T Law: Heater for heating fluid in a body cavity. Ferranti, Cameron Kerkam Sutton Stowell & Stowell, July 10, 1979: US04160455 (66 worldwide citation)

A heater for heating fluid within a body cavity of an animal say for heating tumours by irrigation, comprises a container having inlet and outlet ports through which fluid in the cavity is passed by an external pump, and a heating element in the container to heat at least some of the fluid that pass ...


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Richard Albrow, Nigel E Barnes, Graham E Beesley, Chris Cant, Malcolm Crisp, Michael T Dudek, Rupert Goodings, David C Odhams, Peter N Proctor, Ian Rodgers: Technique for time-division duplex cordless telecommunication. British Telecommunications Public Company, Ferranti Creditphone, GEC Plessey Telecommunications, Mercury Communications, Orbitel Mobile Communications, Shaye Communications, Phonepoint, STC, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, July 13, 1993: US05228026 (62 worldwide citation)

A communication procedure suitable for a cordless telephone system involves time division duplex radio communication between a handset 11 and a base station using alternating bursts of transmission over a single radio channel. Once a radio link has been set up, initial transmissions carry a synchron ...


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Sydney Jackson, Alan Arthur Shepherd: Related to the manufacture of lead frames and the mounting of semiconductor devices thereon. Ferranti, Cameron Kerkam Sutton Stowell & Stowell, March 9, 1976: US03942245 (62 worldwide citation)

A support for a semiconductor device comprises a lead frame having a matrix of cranked conductors, which may be on an insulating substrate, with a recess being defined within the lead frame, the arrangement being such that by merely placing a correctly oriented device in the recess, and providing th ...


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Michael R Fitzgibbons: Hydraulic coupler with floating metal seal. Ferranti Subsea Systems, Norvell & Associates, December 1, 1987: US04709726 (60 worldwide citation)

An improved hydraulic coupler suitable for interconnecting subsea fluid lines is provided with a highly reliable metallic seal between the male and female portions. A C-shaped metallic seal is radially compressed between the female and male coupler bodies, so that axial movement between these bodies ...


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Tyler Anton Roy, Sondhi Vickram, Cass Ralph Sherwill: Label reader with rotatable television scan. Ferranti Packard, Westell & Hanley, August 26, 1975: US3902047 (55 worldwide citation)

A surface containing encoded information bordered by bars where both the bars and the information contrast with a background is detected as to orientation and location and the information read by sampling the video scan output of a television camera which is designed to raster scan the image formed ...


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Michael J Ferguson: Power supply circuit. Ferranti, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, August 11, 1987: US04686615 (53 worldwide citation)

A direct-current power supply circuit includes a series-connected switch (TR1) and an inducator (L) connected together with a flywheel diode (D) across an input voltage supply (V.sub.s). A transformer (TX) has a primary winding connected to the inductor (L) and the diode (D) by way of a bridge-conne ...