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Jan Boer, Wilhelmus Josephus Diepstraten, Adriaan Kamerman, Hendrik van Bokhorst, Hans van Driest: Multirate wireless data communication system. Lucent Technologies, Christopher N Malvone, January 6, 1998: US05706428 (239 worldwide citation)

A wireless LAN includes first stations adapted to operate at a 1 or a 2 Mbps data rate and second stations adapted to operate at a 1,2,5 or 8 Mbps data rate. The 1 and 2 Mbps rates use DBPSK and DQPSK modulation, respectively. The 5 and 8 Mbps rates use PPM/DQPSK modulation. All four data rates use ...


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Patricia M McCown, Timothy J Conway, Karl M Jessen: Methods and apparatus for monitoring system performance. Allied Signal, Christopher N Malvone, Howard G Massung, Robert A Walsh, November 19, 1991: US05067099 (233 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for performing system monitoring and diagnostics is disclosed. In performing system monitoring, data is acquired from the system under test and compared to an event model. The event model comprises a database having event records which pre-define events which can occur. Each eve ...


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Alex Pidwerbetsky, R Anthony Shober: Modulated backscatter location system. Lucent Technologies, Christopher N Malvone, Irena Lager, April 4, 2000: US06046683 (144 worldwide citation)

A radio communications system is that can determine the location of an RFID Tag. The radio communication system includes at least one Interrogator for generating and transmitting a modulated radio signal to one or more Tags. The Interrogator is at a known location, and is in motion with respect to t ...


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Patricia M McCown, Timothy J Conway: Methods and apparatus for performing system fault diagnosis. Allied Signal, Christopher N Malvone, Howard G Massung, Robert A Walsh, March 24, 1992: US05099436 (142 worldwide citation)

A diagnostic tool based on a hybrid knowledge representation of a system under test is disclosed. Data collected from the system during its operation is compared to an event based representation of the system which comprises a plurality of predefined events. An event is recognized when the collected ...


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Alex Pidwerbetsky, R Anthony Shober: Modulated backscatter sensor system. Lucent Technologies, Christopher N Malvone, Irena Lager, July 4, 2000: US06084530 (140 worldwide citation)

A radio communication system includes an Interrogator for generating and transmitting a radio signal. One or more Tags contained within the radio communication system receive the radio signal. A Backscatter Modulator modulates the reflection of the radio signal using a subcarrier signal, thereby for ...


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R Anthony Shober, Eric Sweetman, You Sun Wu: Antenna array in an RFID system. Lucent Technologies, Christopher N Malvone, February 6, 2001: US06184841 (128 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a general antenna system is disclosed suitable for applications in which an RFID Tag passes by an Interrogator. We then disclose a specific antenna design that uses a single planar antenna for transmit and a multi-element planar antenna array for receive. Th ...


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Hans Peter Graf: Method for locating a subjects lips in a facial image. Lucent Technologies, Christopher N Malvone, September 8, 1998: US05805745 (128 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the present invention locates facial features in an image by bandpass filtering the image and then performing morphological operations followed by a thresholding operation. This initial processing identifies candidate areas where facial features may be located. The candidate areas a ...


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Kris A Rasmussen: Folding electronic card assembly. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Christopher N Malvone, December 13, 1994: US05373149 (128 worldwide citation)

A PCMCIA wireless credit card modem is fabricated using two credit card sized sections interconnected by a hinge. The first section contains modem circuitry, and the second section contains an antenna and radio circuitry. The two sections form a 90 degree angle in the open position. The section with ...


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John S Denker, Hans P Graf, Donnie Henderson, Richard E Howard, Wayne E Hubbard, Lawrence D Jackel, Lawrence O Gorman: Image skeletonization method. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Henry T Brendzel, Christopher N Malvone, June 29, 1993: US05224179 (125 worldwide citation)

A method for improved thinning or skeletonizing handwritten characters or other variable-line-width images. The method scans a template set over the image to be thinned. Each template has a specific arrangement of dark and light pixels. At least one of those templates includes either more than three ...


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Vishvjit S Nalwa: Panoramic projection apparatus. AT&T, Christopher N Malvone, July 23, 1996: US05539483 (121 worldwide citation)

An omnidirectional or panoramic projector comprise several image producing devices with a common virtual optical center. The images produced by devices such as LCD or film are arranged to form a composite or panoramic image such as a continuous 360 degree image when taken as a whole. The user can vi ...