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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Picture processing system for television. Micro Consultants, Dowell and Dowell, July 31, 1979: US04163249 (90 worldwide citation)

A T.V. picture processing system comprising an input arrangement for receiving T.V. picture information and converting it into a form suitable for an input processor. The input processor modifies the size of the picture from information received from the input arrangement. A store is provided for st ...


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Paul Nogier: Needle implanting apparatus. Dowell and Dowell, July 24, 1979: US04161943 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for implanting magnetized or magnetizable needles, which apparatus comprises a tubular body, means to support a flat needle of small dimensions, made of a magnetizable metal, and means to drive the said needle into the tissues. A permanent magnet, taking the form of a substantially circ ...


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Richard J Taylor: Video drop out compensator incorporating digital field storage. Quantel, Dowell and Dowell, April 22, 1980: US04199780 (32 worldwide citation)

A system and method for compensating for drop outs present at the tape output of a video tape recorder. Compensation is effected by storing video information for at least one field in a field or frame store and detecting the presence of drop outs. When a drop out is detected the writing in of inform ...


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Trott Jr Wayne B, Brown Jr Robert F: Digital FM discriminator. Teledyne, Dowell and Dowell, September 30, 1975: US3909599 (29 worldwide citation)

A discriminator for converting a frequency modulated signal into a digital representation whose magnitude changes with the frequency of the signal, wherein the FM signal is periodically sampled and converted with an accuracy of resolution that exceeds the resolution obtainable merely by counting FM ...


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Guillaud Michel: Reciprocating apparatus. Secmer, Dowell and Dowell, June 17, 1975: US3889472 (27 worldwide citation)

The apparatus comprises a carriage 3 moved to and fro alternately along a traverse 1 and which has two opposed resilient gudgeon pins 19 and 22. Each end of the traverse 1 carried a jack 33, 33.sup.1 with the rods 37, 37.sup.1 of which project inwardly. The carriage carries spindles 27, 27.sup.1 res ...


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Gerard Burlet: Continuously operating centrifugal separators. Robatel S I, Dowell and Dowell, March 6, 1979: US04142669 (25 worldwide citation)

In a continuously operating centrifugal separator of the kind comprising a bowl which rotates at a high speed and a conveyor screw which rotates at a slightly different speed within the bowl and co-axially thereto in such manner as to move the solid phase separated against the inner wall of the bowl ...


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Roy N Carter Jr deceased, Doris E Carter administratrix: Buoyant net and retrieval device. Dowell and Dowell, April 28, 1981: US04263864 (21 worldwide citation)

An extensible-handle buoyant net and retrieval device having a handle member made of telescoping tubes sealed at their joints by a packing gland, the handle member being sealed at one end by an inserted hook member and carrying a fork member at its other end, the fork member having a block pivotally ...


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Bochard Camille: Package for transporting or enclosing radioactive materials. Robatel SLPI, Dowell and Dowell, December 30, 1975: US3930166 (18 worldwide citation)

Package for transporting or enclosing radioactive materials emitting a large amount of heat, having a heat protection device provided between a container metal casing and an external jacket. The device comprises concentric rows of radial metal vanes between which an endothermic insulating material i ...


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Van Halfacre: Electrical cord housing. Dowell and Dowell, April 19, 1994: US05304736 (17 worldwide citation)

A housing assembly for covering an electrical cord extending from a source of electrical supply to a fixture or appliance in which the assembly includes at least one mounting bracket and a cover and wherein portions of the bracket bite into the opposite sidewalls of the cover to thereby retain the c ...


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Mounce George Ralph, Sainsbury John Douglas: Digital downcount timer. Dowell and Dowell, April 15, 1975: US3877216 (17 worldwide citation)

A digital downcount timer for timing warning periods occuring before the 'START' of an event, such as a sailboat race, where the warning period is commenced by a first warning signal such as a gun or flag and where there may be a second warning signal to mark a fixed intermediate instant in the warn ...