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Chuang Jy Wu, Christopher L B Lavelle: Dental modeling simulator. DACIM Laboratory, Adrian D Battison, Stanley G Ade, Murray E Thrift, August 16, 1994: US05338198 (329 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional model of the teeth of a patient is prepared by taking molded impressions of the mandibular and maxillar teeth, placing separately the impressions on a support table define an X-Y plane and detecting the Z distance from a probe by directing a beam of laser light onto the impressio ...


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Garnette Roy Sutherland, Deon Francois Louw, Paul Bradley McBeth, Tim Fielding, Dennis John Gregoris: Microsurgical robot system. Microbotics Corporation, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, December 26, 2006: US07155316 (195 worldwide citation)

A robot system for use in surgical procedures has two movable arms each carried on a wheeled base with each arm having a six of degrees of freedom of movement and an end effector which can be rolled about its axis and an actuator which can slide along the axis for operating different tools adapted t ...


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David Hoult, John K Saunders, Garnette Roy Sutherland, Franklin A Roberts: Surgical procedure with magnetic resonance imaging. National Research Council of Canada, Adrian D Battison, Murray E Thrift, April 7, 1998: US05735278 (189 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for use in surgical procedures comprising an operating table for receiving a patient for surgery and a magnetic resonance imaging system for obtaining images of a part of the patient at a series of times through the surgical procedure for analysis by the surgical team to allow ...


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David E Dodds, Gregory J Erker: Networking computers via shared use of voice telephone lines. Telecommunications Research Laboratories, Adrian D Battison, Murray E Thrift, November 24, 1998: US05841841 (138 worldwide citation)

Simultaneous communication of data and voice on a common telephone line are provided between a customer location and a central switching location. At the customer location there may be provided a series of computers each having the LAN interface connected to a common data bus at the customer locatio ...


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Wayne G Sokal, Kevin R Carthy: Public accessible terminal capable of opening an account for allowing access to the internet and E-mail by generating ID code and security code for users. Suntek Software Corporation, Adrian D Battison, Murray E Thrift, September 14, 1999: US05953504 (127 worldwide citation)

A computer network for allowing individual users to access the internet comprises a central unit and a plurality of individual terminals located at separate spaced locations, at least which are accessible to the public. Each public accessible unit includes a touch screen monitor/keyboard, central pr ...


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Karl G Blass: Gastrointestinal module: a nonsurgical implant. Murray E Thrift, Stanley G Ade, Adrian D Battison, November 7, 1989: US04878905 (113 worldwide citation)

A nonsurgically implanted gastrointestinal module is described. The module consists of an ellipsoidal or spherical collapsible gastric anchor, a tether device, and an intestinal payload module. The device is inserted into the stomach via a gastric intubation technique. The gastric anchor unfolds wit ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Michael Wiebe: Tamper detection device for utility meter. Iris Systems, Adrian D Battison, Stanley G Ade, Murray E Thrift, February 4, 1992: US05086292 (106 worldwide citation)

A system for detection of tampering with a utility meter provides not only an indication that tampering has occurred but also sufficient information to enable an estimation of actual consumption to be made as opposed to the tampered metered consumption. The device includes a plurality of tampering s ...


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Mark G Torchia, Dennis D Cote, Ken J McTaggart, Craig P Judt: Robotic admixture system. Technology 2000 Incororated, Adrian D Battison, Stanley G Ade, Murray E Thrift, July 11, 1995: US05431201 (104 worldwide citation)

A system for filling containers with a prescribed medication includes a support head for receiving a disposable syringe which allows the syringe to be pumped to transfer liquid to an from the syringe. A robot arm is also provided to carry medication and diluent containers to the syringe for withdraw ...


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Ken Quinn: Automatic notification of receipt of electronic mail (e-mail) via telephone system without requiring log-on to e-mail server. Murray E Thrift, Adrian D Battison, August 31, 1999: US05944786 (99 worldwide citation)

The automatic e-mail notification system provides for the automatic notification of an e-mail recipient of the presence of e-mail in the recipient's e-mail box on a remote e-mail server. The automatic e-mail notification system comprises an e-mail server connected through a computer network to one o ...


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Barry Englot, Orville Olm: Rechargeable flashlight. Barry Englot, Adrian D Battison, Stanley G Ade, Murray E Thrift, February 20, 1990: US04903178 (93 worldwide citation)

A flashlight includes a flashlight body which is formed in two portions second of which is pivotally mounted on the first portion. A forward end of the flashlight body is generally rectangular in cross-section with a rearward end being approximately one half of the cross-section of the forward end w ...