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Donald W Moses: Simultaneous transmission of data and audio signals by means of perceptual coding. Warren B Kice, David L McCombs, Brandi W Sarfatis, April 4, 1995: US05404377 (246 worldwide citation)

A communication system for simultaneously transmitting data and audio signals via a conventional audio communications channel using perceptual coding techniques is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a first artificial neural network (NN) at an encoder monitors an audio channel to detect "opportun ...


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John V Roach, Richard Hollander: Automated order and delivery system. Tandy Corporation, David L McCombs, Frederick W Padden, July 18, 1995: US05434394 (216 worldwide citation)

A system for processing merchandise sale transactions for customers in a point of sale and warehouse facility. A main processor has a database for storing customer identification information and merchandise information and processes sale transaction records for customers. A point of sale system coup ...


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John P Heptig, Robert Baker, George R Schultz: Security access and monitoring system for personal computer. Intelligent Security Systems, David L McCombs, December 27, 1994: US05377269 (124 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling access to a computer. Memory-resident software logic cooperates with a remote electronic key device coupled to the computer's processor, through the printer port, to disable the computer unless an authorized key is inserted in the key device. The logic is executed in the pro ...


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Joel A Pugh, Robert E Nimon: System for providing proactive call services utilizing remote monitors. Messager Partners, David L McCombs, May 9, 1995: US05414754 (72 worldwide citation)

A proactive call services system serving as a new node or switching network within a closed subsystem is disclosed. Remote monitors provide information necessary to allow the provision of enhanced services to the closed subsystem, which may be a telephone operator position system (TOPS) switch of a ...


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James W Fosgate: Surround sound loudspeakers and processor. David L McCombs, March 30, 1993: US05199075 (72 worldwide citation)

A system for the multichannel reproduction of sound in which a plurality of loudspeakers connectable to a surround sound processor is disclosed. Circuits for adapting the processor to provide left and right side output signals are also disclosed. Left and right side dual loudspeakers are disclosed w ...


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Russell S Padgett, Amado Nassiff, Spencer G Rauenzahn II: Configuration and RAM/ROM control of PCI extension card residing on MCA adapter card. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, David L McCombs, August 29, 1995: US05446869 (67 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for enabling configuration of a PCI daughter card residing on an MCA adapter card using MCA setup cycles and signals and for ensuring the allocation of memory space to the daughter card. In a preferred embodiment, the invention comprises an MCA adapter card connected to an MCA s ...


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Mark D Siegel: Compact disk data transfer system using cache memory. Tandy Corporation, David L McCombs, November 9, 1993: US05261072 (66 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for continuously reading data from a compact disk drive to a host computer is disclosed in which the data is transferred to the computer's cache memory so that it is available to the computer's central processor for processing without interruption. A communication link is establ ...


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J David Carlson, Theodore G Duclos: Electrorheological fluid force transmission and conversion device. Lord Corporation, David L McCombs, January 30, 1990: US04896754 (63 worldwide citation)

An electrorheological fluid torque transmission and conversion system provides for variable control of torque in clutch and brake applications. Communication of mechanical energy between the drive elements is accomplished by magnetic coupling to eliminate the need for a dynamic fluid seal for interf ...


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Gerald L Brainard: Power supply and battery charging system. David L McCombs, Keith Hargrove, December 6, 1994: US05371456 (57 worldwide citation)

A novel power charger apparatus is provided for supplying electrical power to an electrical device for operation or to a battery for charging, or both. The charger apparatus comprises a primary power supply for supplying power from an external power source to the power charger, a power converter cou ...


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J David Carlson, John P Coulter, Theodore G Duclos: Electrorheological fluid composite structures. Lord Corporation, David L McCombs, May 8, 1990: US04923057 (54 worldwide citation)

Controllable electrorheological fluid composite structure elements incorporate electrorheological fluids as a structural component between opposing fluid containment layers to form at least a portion of any variety of extended mechanical systems such as plates, panels, beams and bars or structures i ...



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