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William N Guetz, Keshoolal Bakhru, Fredric W Ritchey: Continuously adaptive digital video compression system and method for a web streamer. Cubic Video Technologies, Frank D Gilliam, July 18, 2000: US06091777 (365 worldwide citation)

A cost effective continuously adaptive digital video system and method for compressing color video data for moving images. The method describes capturing an analog video frame and digitizing the image into a preferred source input format for compression using a combination of unique lossy and lossle ...


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Hans W Reiss: Combination neuromuscular stimulator and electromyograph system. Med Serve Group, John R Duncan, Frank D Gilliam, August 27, 1996: US05549656 (197 worldwide citation)

A combined dual channel electromuscular stimulator for directing electrical pulses into the skin and a dual channel electromyograph for detecting electrical signals generated in muscles. The electromuscular stimulator includes electronic circuitry for generating electrical pulses, controlling the pu ...


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Robert Clark: Bidirectional current time integration device. Frank D Gilliam, July 7, 1987: US04679000 (167 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional current-time integrator device comprises a shunt for connection in a circuit and an integrating circuit having inputs connected to opposite ends of the shunt through a switching device. The integrating circuit integrates an input signal from the shunt with time to produce a stream of ...


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J Martin Osterwalder, Alan Austin Creamer: Apparatus for curing resin in dentistry. Frank D Gilliam, August 15, 2000: US06102696 (154 worldwide citation)

A self contained light source for curing light initiated resins used to coat teeth as veneers and fill cavities and chips in teeth in aesthetic or restorative procedures. The source includes an elongated container holding a battery and electronic compartment at one end and a light emitting window at ...


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Hubert G Arrendale, Sherri O Ahlbrandt: Thermoelectric method and apparatus for charging superconducting magnets. Lockheed Martin Corporation, John R Duncan, Frank D Gilliam, October 15, 1996: US05565763 (135 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for charging superconducting magnet coils using the Seebeck effect of thermoelectric materials. Superconducting magnet coils are wound from a superconducting material, such as niobium-titanium, and placed in a cryogenic dewar to cool the coil below the critical temperature at ...


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Theodore G Stern, Mickey Cornwall: Lightweight solar concentrator cell array. General Dynamics Corporation Space Systems Division, John R Duncan, Frank D Gilliam, September 6, 1994: US05344496 (111 worldwide citation)

A self supporting solar concentrator cell array adapted for use in space applications that includes a plurality of cylindric parabolic reflective mirror surfaces, each of which focus recipient sunlight forwardly onto a focal line which is positioned approximately on the backside of an adjacent mirro ...


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Alan R Seacord, Greg E Plambeck: Fiber optic ear thermometer. Pat O Daily Revocable Trust, Frank D Gilliam, December 1, 1992: US05167235 (108 worldwide citation)

A thermometer for measuring the core temperature of a body by measuring infrared radiation emitted by the tympanic membrane of the ear. The thermometer includes a fiber optic fiber bundle assembly which is inserted into the ear canal to a location adjacent to the tympanic membrane. Infrared radiatio ...


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David M Lamensdorf: Wireless system for sensing information at remote locations and communicating with a main monitoring center. Frank D Gilliam, October 22, 1996: US05568121 (106 worldwide citation)

A system for sensing information at a plurality remote, typically hazardous, locations and transmitting the sensed information to a main monitoring center. Remote portable "attendants" that take the place of a human safety monitor are carried by persons at the remote locations. The portable attendan ...


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George H Adkins: Container holder. Frank D Gilliam, June 24, 1986: US04596370 (83 worldwide citation)

A container holder for clamping to a tubular support member. The container holder comprises a base member for supporting on its upper surface a tubular container open at its upper end. The lower surface of the base member includes an adjustable clamp for adjustably gripping different sized tubular s ...


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Timothy R Finucan: Combination flashlight, smoke detector and emergency alarm. John R Duncan, Frank D Gilliam, March 24, 1998: US05731759 (83 worldwide citation)

A combined flashlight, smoke detector and emergency alarm assembly. A housing contains a flashlight having a bulb, reflector and window at one housing surface for illuminating an area adjacent to the assembly. A smoke detector is enclosed by said housing and includes an alarm for indicating the pres ...