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Qi Tian
Wei Xiong, Qi Tian, Joo Hwee Lim: Method and system for generating an entirely well-focused image of a large three-dimensional scene. Agency for Science Technology and Research, Christie Parker & Hale, December 11, 2012: US08331627 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating an entirely well-focused image of a three-dimensional scene. The method comprises the steps of a) learning a prediction model including at least a focal depth probability density function (PDF), h(k), for all depth values k, from historical tiles of the scene; b) p ...


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Lee Minus Parson
Lee Minus Parson, Eugene R DU Fresne: Magnesium containing protective coating for ferrous metal. Ameron, Christie Parker & Hale, April 11, 1978: US04083726 (3 worldwide citation)

A coating for protecting steel from corrosion is a mixture of an organic solvent and binder, powdered magnesium, and a passivating agent which has a pH greater than about 8 when in contact with water. Steel covered with the coating is cut or welded by the application of heat sufficient to melt the m ...


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Ronald Alexander, Stephen Dias, Kenneth S Hancock, Elsie Y Leung, Douglas Macrae, Arthur Y Ng, Shawn O&apos Neil, Peter Christopher Schoaff, Jonathon Sutton, Thomas Edward Ward III, Thomas Westberg, Henry C Yuen: Systems and methods for displaying and recording control interface with television programs, video, advertising information and program scheduling information. Index Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, January 23, 2001: US06177931 (1745 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improvement over previous Electronic Programming Guides (“EPG”) in that it provides, among other things: Improved viewer interaction capabilities with the EPG; improved viewer control of video recording of future-scheduled programming; improved features to the EPG display ...


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Steven M Schein, Sean A O Brien, James Jay Leftwich, Susan Broughton: Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters. StarSight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, December 14, 1999: US06002394 (855 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed ...


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Robert S Howland, Richard M Salib, Kenneth Pettine: Interspinous segmental spine fixation device. Advanced Spine Fixation Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, March 5, 1996: US05496318 (593 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation device and method for the stabilization of the spine after surgical procedures such as those related to degenerative disc diseases are described. The device comprises a spacer, which is placed between adjacent vertebrae when installed and a locking mechanism attached to the spacer. ...


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Leo A Bullara: Implantable electrode array. Huntington Institute of Applied Research, Christie Parker & Hale, March 4, 1986: US04573481 (559 worldwide citation)

An implantable helical electrode assembly configured to fit around a nerve for electrically triggering or measuring an action potential or for blocking conduction in nerve tissue. A multiconductor flexible cable connects the electrode to an implanted signal receiver, and the assembly may include mul ...


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Brian Lee Klosterman, Steven Schein: Method and system for displaying other information in a TV program guide. StarSight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, August 17, 1999: US05940073 (555 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program schedule guide is provided. The system has areas for displaying program schedule information. In addition, the system also has areas that may be used for advertising programs, products or services. In another embodiment, the system has areas f ...


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Steven M Schein, Sean A O&apos Brien, Brian L Klosterman, Kenneth A Milnes: Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information. Starsight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, May 14, 2002: US06388714 (508 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule and/or listing information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule and/or listin ...


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Ho Y Song: Self-expanding endovascular stent with silicone coating. Christie Parker & Hale, July 19, 1994: US05330500 (488 worldwide citation)

A radially expandable stent is useful for holding a passageway open by placing the stent into a lumen. The stent includes a cylindrical frame formed by a plurality of unit structures. Each unit structure is of a closed zig-zag configuration including an endless series of straight sections joined by ...


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Nobuo Ogasawara: Electronic shopping system utilizing a program downloadable wireless videophone. Fujitsu, Christie Parker & Hale, January 28, 2003: US06512919 (485 worldwide citation)

An electronic shopping system facilitates purchase transactions via a wireless videophone. A purchase transaction program is downloaded from the seller's server to a purchaser's wireless videophone via a program loader contained within the purchaser's wireless videophone. The purchase ...



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