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Robert S Cooper, Jeff F McElroy, Walter Rolandi, Derek Sanders, Richard M Ulmer: Personal virtual assistant with semantic tagging. Avaya Technology, Brian K Dinicola, October 15, 2002: US06466654 (312 worldwide citation)

A computer based method for performing a command via a voice user interface on a subset of objects. The subset is selected from a set of objects, each having an object type. At least one taggable field is associated with the object type and has a corresponding value. The set of objects is stored in ...


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Nicholas Lion: Integrated system and method of vending prescription medications using a network of remotely distributed, automated dispensing units. Brian K Dinicola, DeMont & Breyer, December 11, 2001: US06330491 (124 worldwide citation)

A network of interactive, self-service, medication dispensing kiosks that are each adaptable to contain an inventory of, for example, 200 to 1600 different drugs, as may be currently obtained directly from a local storefront, mail order, or “cyber” pharmacy. With the exception of periodic maintenanc ...


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Russell L Andersson, Tsuhan Chen, Barin G Haskell: Video conference system and method of providing parallax correction and a sense of presence. AT&T, Brian K Dinicola, March 19, 1996: US05500671 (114 worldwide citation)

A video conference system provides eye contact and a sense of presence to a plurality of conference participants located in respective remotely-sited conference rooms. Each conference room contains at least one video telephone or communications device that includes a video camera for generating vide ...


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Nicholas Lion: System for dispensing drugs. Rx Excell, Brian K Dinicola, November 17, 1998: US05838575 (102 worldwide citation)

A prescription dosage unit dispensing system including a housing having a plurality of cells, each cell adapted to contain a base-port subunit including a dosage unit dispensing device, a disposable drug-containing tower unit containing in sealed condition a single type of solid dosage unit is opera ...


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Ralph Carlsen: Personal communication using intelligent terminals. Lucent Technologies, Barry H Freedman, Brian K Dinicola, August 27, 1996: US05550907 (93 worldwide citation)

An intelligent terminal (which can be a telephone, a facsimile machine, or similar device) is arranged so that (a) it can store information indicating when (e.g., date and time) a particular subscriber last was present at the terminal, and (b) the stored information can be retrieved from the termina ...


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Douglas J Brems, Max S Schoeffler: Automatic speech recognition (ASR) processing using confidence measures. Lucent Technologies, Brian K Dinicola, October 15, 1996: US05566272 (88 worldwide citation)

The user interface in an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system is dynamically controlled, based upon the level of confidence in the results of the ASR process. In one embodiment, the system is arranged to distinguish error prone ASR interpretations from those likely to be correct, using a degree ...


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Nicholas Lion: Integrated system and method of vending prescription medications using a network of remotely distributed, automated dispensing units. Brian K Dinicola, August 20, 2002: US06438451 (80 worldwide citation)

A network of interactive, self-service, medication dispensing kiosks that are each adaptable to contain an inventory of, for example, 200 to 1600 different drugs, as may be currently obtained directly from a local storefront, mail order, or “cyber” pharmacy. With the exception of periodic maintenanc ...


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Martin C Nuss: Method and apparatus for terahertz imaging. Lucent Technologies, Steven R Bartholomew, Brian K Dinicola, January 20, 1998: US05710430 (76 worldwide citation)

Certain material and objects can be characterized by a frequency-dependent absorption, dispersion, and reflection of terahertz transients in signals which pass illuminate the material or object. The present terahertz imaging system analyses that frequency dependence in the time-domain by collecting ...


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Chinlon Lin: Fiber to the home office (FTTHO) architecture employing multiple wavelength bands as an overlay in an existing hybrid fiber coax (HFC) transmission system. Jedai Broadband Networks, Brian K Dinicola, May 7, 2002: US06385366 (54 worldwide citation)

A method of operating a hybrid fiber coax transmission system to provide Fiber to the Home Office (FTTHO) functionality comprises directing, via a fiber portion of the transmission system, first wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) optical signals corresponding to a first category of subscriber ser ...


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Martin C Nuss: Optical system employing terahertz radiation. Lucent Technologies, Brian K Dinicola, Gregory C Ranieri, August 4, 1998: US05789750 (51 worldwide citation)

Optical system architectures with improved spatial resolution are provided in which the radiation useful for THz spectroscopy and other investigative procedures can be directionally coupled, in a highly efficient manner, into and out of photoconductive structures such, for example, as dipole antenna ...



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