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Joseph F Rando, H Nicks Roberts: Automatic package label scanner. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, Paul Davis, Thomas M Freiburger, July 3, 1990: US04939355 (100 worldwide citation)

A point of sale bar code scanner, such as a grocery store check-out label scanner, that is attendant-free and completely automated in providing a listing or a total pricing of a customer's selected items. At each automated check-out, the customer initiates the process, places items on a conveyor, wh ...


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John H Hart: Distributed load sharing. Vitalink Communications Corporation, Donald C Feix, March 7, 1989: US04811337 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for exchanging frames between bridges distribute load sharing in a communications network. The communications network is of the kind in which bridges, and related stations and local LANS, e.g. Ethernet LANs and 802 LANs, can be linked by paths in a plurality of sub-networks and ...


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Andrew Perkins, Nicholas P De Luca, Philipp Borchard: Machine and method for manufacturing a continuous production of pneumatically filled inflatable packaging pillows. Novus Packaging Corporation, Thomas C Feix, Donald C Feix, April 3, 2001: US06209286 (87 worldwide citation)

A machine and method for the manufacture of a continuous production of pneumatically filled packaging pillows for use as void fill packaging for the safe shipping of articles. A strip of flattened preformed film material with a repeated sealing pattern is advanced along a path through the machine an ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Buffer control for a data path system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, March 29, 1983: US04378588 (85 worldwide citation)

A datapath system and protocol is disclosed in which data is transferred between a computer memory and one or more peripheral devices through device controllers, each of which includes a buffer, through periodic connection of the device controller to the channel. The system and protocol are structur ...


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Soon Tae Kim: Folding device of a tent-framework. Donald C Feix, T M Freiburger, June 14, 1988: US04750509 (82 worldwide citation)

A tent and folding tent framework which enable quick and easy setup and taking down of the tent include a central hub member about which six ribs are pivotable. The hub member or fixed disk is made of plastic material and includes openings which enable the ribs to be easily assembled into the hub. E ...


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James A Katzman, Joel F Bartlett, Richard M Bixler, William H Davidow, John A Despotakis, Peter J Graziano, Michael D Green, David A Greig, Steven J Hayashi, David R Mackie, Dennis L McEvoy, James G Treybig, Steven W Wierenga: Multiprocessor system. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Donald C Feix, James E Eakin, December 21, 1982: US04365295 (79 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system the kind in which two or more separate processor modules are interconnected for parallel processing includes two redundant interprocessor buses dedicated exclusively to interprocessor communication. Any processor module may send information to any other processor module by ei ...


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Joseph F Rando: Creation of three dimensional objects. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, Paul Davis, Thomas M Freiburger, April 10, 1990: US04915757 (77 worldwide citation)

Three dimensional objects or models, such as three dimensional images or shapes stored in a computer, are generated as real models by addition of material to a base, such as with photo-hardenable liquid, or by removal of material from an initially oversized mass. Optical feedback is employed to mono ...


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Joseph F Rando: Laser beam level instrument. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, September 9, 1980: US04221483 (76 worldwide citation)

A lightweight, portable laser beam level instrument has an optical path which includes a solid state light source; a pendulous, positive lens; a rotatable pentaprism or mirror equivalent; and a glass plate which is tilted to provide fine tuning. The level instrument also includes a damping mechanism ...


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Robert B Slusher: Single axis beam scanner. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, June 14, 1983: US04387952 (73 worldwide citation)

Two concave spherical metal mirrors are used to scan a continuous wave laser beam for heat treating of metals. The mirrors are rotated in opposite directions and each is tilted at a small angle with respect to its axis of rotation. The frequencies of rotation of the mirrors are made constant by a pr ...


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Merle R Hoopengardner: System for holding carpet in place without stretching. Jac Tac, Donald C Feix, December 10, 1985: US04557774 (70 worldwide citation)

A carpet and pad installation avoids the need for stretching and tackless strips by utilizing a pad with pressure-sensitive adhesive on its upper and lower surfaces. The pad is first laid on the floor surface and trimmed as required, with its lower adhesive surface adhering to the floor. Its upper s ...



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