11
Scott A Prevost, Timothy W Bickmore, Joseph W Sullivan, Elizabeth Churchill, Andreas Girgensohn: Method and apparatus for embodied conversational characters with multimodal input/output in an interface device. Fuji Xerox, Xerox Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, May 27, 2003: US06570555 (450 worldwide citation)

Deliberative and reactive processing are combined to process multi-modal inputs and direct movements and speech of a synthetic character that operates as an interface between a user and a piece of equipment. The synthetic character is constructed as an ally, working with and helping the user learn a ...


12
James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Charles J Winslow, Henry A Klyce: Supplemental spine fixation device and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, September 17, 2002: US06451019 (430 worldwide citation)

A supplemental spine fixation device and method is used in association with a primary spine fixation device. The supplemental spine fixation device includes a guide and spacer for distracting apart adjacent spinous processes and the device has hook members which hook about the first and second spino ...


13
William Hawkins, Roderick Perkins, William Duvall: Interactive information delivery system. The 3DO Company, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 21, 1999: US06005561 (419 worldwide citation)

An information delivery system including a head end broadcasting a data stream of media objects, the head end being coupled to a broadcast television interface and at least one information service provider and including an encoder for encoding information in the media object is disclosed. The system ...


14
Edward J Row, Laurence B Boucher, William M Pitts, Stephen E Blightman: Parallel I/O network file server architecture. Auspex Systems, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 11, 1994: US05355453 (402 worldwide citation)

A file server architecture is disclosed, comprising as separate processors, a network controller unit, a file controller unit and a storage processor unit. These units incorporate their own processors, and operate in parallel with a local Unix host processor. All networks are connected to the networ ...


15
David Yun: Spine fixation device and method. St Francis Medical Technologies, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 24, 2003: US06582433 (388 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a device and method that immobilizes the vertebral bodies by immobilizing the respective spinous process extending therefrom. The device contains a spacer extending from a body with the spacer adapted to be positioned between adjacent spinous processes so that the spacer may ...


16
Steven T Kirsch, William I Chang: Method for automatically selecting collections to search in full text searches. Inioseek Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 1, 1998: US05845278 (381 worldwide citation)

A method of selecting a subset of a plurality of document collections for searching in response to a predetermined query is based on accessing a meta-information data file that describes the query significant search terms that are present in a particular document collection correlated to normalized ...


17
Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 28, 1997: US05681308 (379 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation and mapping apparatus is introduced into a heart chamber for mapping to detect arrhythmogenic foci, and ablate endocardium at the arrhythmogenic foci. An inflatable, flexible porous membrane is adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially ...


18
Kelly Wical: Concept knowledge base search and retrieval system. Oracle Corporation, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, March 14, 2000: US06038560 (377 worldwide citation)

A knowledge base search and retrieval system, which includes factual knowledge base queries and concept knowledge base queries, is disclosed. A knowledge base stores associations among terminology/categories that have a lexical, semantical or usage association. Document theme vectors identify the co ...


19
Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 23, 1998: US05769846 (366 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation apparatus, for introduction into a heart chamber formed by a wall, is provides. The ablation apparatus includes an inflatable, flexible porous membrane adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially conform an exterior surface of the membran ...


20
Edward John Row, Laurence B Boucher, William M Pitts, Stephen E Blightman: Parallel I/O network file server architecture. Auspex Systems, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, August 3, 1999: US05931918 (365 worldwide citation)

A file server architecture is disclosed, comprising as separate processors, a network controller unit, a file controller unit and a storage processor unit. These units incorporate their own processors, and operate in parallel with a local Unix host processor. All networks are connected to the networ ...



Click the thumbnails below to visualize the patent trend.