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M Ibrahim Sezan, Richard Qian, Peter J L Van Beek: Audiovisual information management system. Sharp Laboratories of America, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, May 22, 2001: US06236395 (354 worldwide citation)

Providing at least one description scheme. For audio and/or video programs a program description scheme provides information regarding the associated program. For the user a user description scheme provides information regarding the user's preferences. For the system a system description scheme ...


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Larry C Hardin, Larry V Nash: Electro-optical range finding and speed detection system. Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, June 24, 1997: US05642299 (286 worldwide citation)

A passive optical speed and distance measuring system includes a pair of camera lenses positioned along a common baseline a predetermined distance apart and controlled by an operator to capture images of a target at different times. The camera lenses are focused on light sensitive pixel arrays which ...


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Harold K Lonsdale, Carl C Wamser: Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers. Bend Research, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, November 15, 1988: US04784736 (266 worldwide citation)

The preparation of a novel class of thin film membranes by interfacial polymerization is disclosed, said membanes incorporating as part of their polymeric structure the functionality of monomeric or oligomeric precursors. Specific embodiments include porphyrin and phthalocyanime derivatives that are ...


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Richard E Hirschi, James P Karbowski, James L Tiefenthal, Ronald M Isaac: Tube placement verifier system. Abbott Laboratories, White s Electronics, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, July 5, 1994: US05325873 (260 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting the position of an object within a body of biological tissue includes a resonant circuit attached to the object and a probe including a receiver/transmitter that operates at the resonant frequency of the object. The resonant circuit rings in response to pulses transmitted from ...


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LeRoy E Groshong: Catheter atherotome. EVI Corporation, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, December 24, 1991: US05074871 (247 worldwide citation)

A catheter atherotome and method for its use for performing partial atherectomy in an artery and thereby enlarging the lumen effectively available for blood flow through the artery. An expansible cutter head at the distal end of a catheter includes several elongate flexible members mounted in a para ...


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John T Martin: Waveguide with adjustable backshort. Cascade Microtech, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, April 15, 2003: US06549106 (244 worldwide citation)

A waveguide assembly including a waveguide, a backshort member, and an adjustment member, where the adjustment member is capable of receiving or input and transforming it into an output that causes the backshort member to be displaced in response to said input.


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Harold K Lonsdale, Carl C Wamser: Functional, photochemically active, and chemically asymmetric membranes by interfacial polymerization of derivatized multifunctional prepolymers. Bend Research, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, April 17, 1990: US04917800 (237 worldwide citation)

The preparation of a novel class of thin film membranes by interfacial polymerization is disclosed, said membranes incorporating as part of their polymeric structure the functionality of monomeric or oligomeric precursors. Specific embodiments include porphyrin and phthalocyanine derivatives that ar ...


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Hans Timmermans: Method and apparatus for compressing a stent prior to insertion. Chernoff Vilhauer et al, February 2, 1993: US05183085 (217 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for compressing a helically coiled stent by folding coils about a first plane and a second plane, each plane containing the longitudinal axis of the stent and the first plane being normal to the second plane, and maintaining separation between individual coils of the stent whil ...


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Richard Qian: System for detecting skin-tone regions within an image. Sharp Laboratories of America, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, November 14, 2000: US06148092 (208 worldwide citation)

A system detects a face within an image by receiving the image which includes a plurality of pixels, where a plurality of the pixels of the image is represented by respective groups of at least three values. The image is filtered by transforming a plurality of the respective groups of the at least t ...


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Bruce W DeKock, Kevin L Russell, Richard J Qian: System for providing traffic information. Bruce DeKock, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, October 15, 2002: US06466862 (200 worldwide citation)

A system for providing traffic information to a plurality of mobile users connected to a network. The system comprises a plurality of traffic monitors, each comprising at least a traffic detector and a transmitter, the traffic detector generating a signal in response to vehicular traffic and the tra ...