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Constantine S Gastouniotis, Nuno Bandeira, Kitchener C Wilson: Automated remote water meter readout system. Utilicom, Donald A Streck, July 10, 1990: US04940976 (241 worldwide citation)

An automated multi-purpose utility water meter readout system. The disclosed system obtains water usage information from an existing water meter without any modifications or attachments to the meter. The device needs only to be located in proximity to the water meter and obtains water flow informati ...


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Larry A Bergman: Fiber optic voice/data network. California Institute of Technology, Donald A Streck, Edward O Ansell, September 12, 1989: US04866704 (239 worldwide citation)

An asynchronous, high-speed, fiber optic local area network originally developed for tactical environments with additional benefits for other environments such as spacecraft, and the like. The network supports ordinary data packet traffic simultaneously with synchronous T1 voice traffic over a commo ...


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Waldo L Landmeier: See-through digitizer with clear conductive grid. CalComp, William F Porter Jr, Donald A Streck, January 10, 1995: US05381160 (171 worldwide citation)

A combined display and electromagnetic digitizing input device for pen-driven computers. There is a graphics display panel having a viewing surface and a back surface. A first grid of parallel transparent conductors for connection to electromagnetic digitizing electronics to sense the location of an ...


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Charles M Flaig, Charles L Seitz: Inter-computer message routing system with each computer having separate routinng automata for each dimension of the network. California Institute of Technology, Edward O Ansell, Donald A Streck, Robert M Wallace, April 14, 1992: US05105424 (166 worldwide citation)

In a multicomputer, concurrent computing system having a plurality of computing nodes, this is a method and apparatus for routing message packets between the nodes. The method comprises providing a routing circuit at each node and interconnecting the routing circuits to define communications paths i ...


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Dan V Kimball: Sound association and learning system. Donald A Streck, October 22, 1991: US05059126 (159 worldwide citation)

A learning and identification support system for birders and such comprising, a media having a plurality of visually recognizable bird pictures thereon associated with respective ones of a plurality of birds to have birdsong associated therewith. A plurality of scannable barcodes are disposed on the ...


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Donald A Streck, Jerry R Iggulden: Television local wireless transmission and control. Jerry R Iggulden, Donald A Streck, Donald A Streck, March 31, 1992: US05101499 (140 worldwide citation)

A wireless local television transmission system with related methods, apparatus, and components. There is a source of a video signal to be viewed at a remote location such as a TV camera, cable select box, antenna, or VCR. An up converter is connected to the source for shifting the video signal to a ...


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Larry A Coldren: Multi-section tunable laser with differing multi-element mirrors. The Regents of the University of California, Donald A Streck, January 23, 1990: US04896325 (134 worldwide citation)

An improvement for allowing selective tuning of the emitted beam over a broad bandwidth to a diode laser having an active section for creating a light beam by spontaneous emission over a bandwidth around some center frequency and for guiding and reflecting the light beam between a pair of mirrors bo ...


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William J Dally, Charles L Seitz: Torus routing chip. The California Institute of Technology, Donald A Streck, Edward O Ansell, Elgin Edwards, June 12, 1990: US04933933 (132 worldwide citation)

A deadlock-free routing system for a plurality of computers ("nodes") is disclosed wherein each physical communication channel in a unidirectional multi-cycle network is split into a group of virtual channels, each channel of which has its own queue, one at each end. Packets of information traversin ...


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Jerry R Iggulden, Donald A Streck, Joseph W Pender: Smart irrigation sprinklers. Jerry Iggulden, Joseph Pender, Donald A Streck, Donald A Streck, August 1, 1989: US04852802 (129 worldwide citation)

An improved automated irrigation system having localized moisture needs input to the control function. There is a sprinkler head connected to a supply of water under pressure by a pipe having a valve therein. A moisture sensing probe is placed in the soil adjacent the sprinkler head for developing a ...


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Jerry R Iggulden, Donald A Streck: Keyboard to facsimile machine transmission system. Jerry R Iggulden, Donald A Streck, Donald A Streck, April 17, 1990: US04918723 (128 worldwide citation)

A keyboard to facsimile transmission device allowing the direct imputting of a sequence of identifying signals representing alpha-numeric characters and delimiters comprising a message to be transmitted to a facsimile machine for printing thereby. The messages are input to a keyboard employing an LC ...