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Donovan M Janssen, John P Mantey, Donald C Roller, Lance A Walker: Dual motor aligner. International Business Machines Corporation, C E Rohrer, J G Cockburn, March 27, 1984: US04438917 (56 worldwide citation)

A device for feeding sheets from a supply station aligning the sheets in an X, Y and .theta. coordinates and then gating the sheet into a work station such as the transfer station of a copier. The device includes a pair of independently servo-controlled motors disposed on opposite sides of the sheet ...


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Nicholas Howard Hemmer Jr, Agis Demetrius Valakos: Emergency communication system. International Business Machines Corporation, J G Cockburn, John G Wynn, October 12, 1976: US03986119 (56 worldwide citation)

An emergency communication system used by stranded motorists to summon help when travelling on toll roads or other limited access highways. The emergency communication system comprises a portable, self-powered, hand-held transceiver set which transmits coded distress signals and directional signals, ...


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Jeffrey B Lotspiech, Wayne L Wohler: Algorithm for the segmentation of printed fixed pitch documents. International Business Machines Corporation, J G Cockburn, C M Wright, March 22, 1983: US04377803 (54 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is provided for segmenting characters generated by an optical scanner. The apparatus also identifies underscores. The underscores are then masked and subsequent processing devices are informed of the existence of said underscores. Input video raster scans representative of a ...


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Michael A Bartholet, James L Cochran, Donovan M Janssen, Robert Magno, Allan J Rood, William S Seaward, Lance A Walker: Finisher--exit pocket module for copier. International Business Machines Corporation, Carl M Wright, J G Cockburn, January 10, 1984: US04424963 (44 worldwide citation)

A compact single bin finisher adaptable to form collated sets of copy sheets outputted from a copier/duplicator. The finisher includes an output tray adapted to support the collated sets and to support copy sheets during accumulation of a set. A set accumulation module having an accumulation platfor ...


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Ross B Hooker III: Scanned light beam imaging method and apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, J G Cockburn, C E Rohrer, November 8, 1983: US04414583 (39 worldwide citation)

In the use of a scanned light beam for optical imaging, a random motion modulation is applied to the light beam orthogonally to the scan direction to break up any unscanned or overlapped interstices between adjacent scan lines to make the interstices appear nearly invisible.


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Nelson K Arter, Michael A Bartholet, Roger D Emeigh, Marion J Herman: Variable thickness set compensation for stapler. International Business Machines Corporation, Carl M Wright, J G Cockburn, December 20, 1983: US04421264 (32 worldwide citation)

A stapler mechanism for fastening variable thickness documents includes a stack receiving receptacle disposed between the head/hammer assembly and the clinching or anvil assembly of said stapler. A sensing device is coupled to the stapler mechanism and generates control pulses indicative of relative ...


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Ronald N Fortino, Harry I Linzer, Kim E O Donnell: Memory subsystem having a static row memory and a dynamic RAM. International Business Machines, J G Cockburn, May 30, 1995: US05421000 (30 worldwide citation)

A computer memory subsystem is comprised of one or more Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) arrays with on-chip sense latches for storing data outputted from the DRAM, an on-chip Static Random Access Memory (SRAM) functioning as a Distributed Cache and an on-chip multiplexor. A first data bus interc ...


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Mark A Beran, Donald F Colglazier: Vacuum document feeder. International Business Machines Corporation, J G Cockburn, C E Rohrer, May 10, 1983: US04382593 (23 worldwide citation)

An automatic vacuum document feeder particularly adapted for feeding sheet-like documents in seriatim from a stack onto a utilization device, such as the document platen of a convenience copier. The documents are disposed in a tray. A vacuum lifter descends and lifts the topmost document along a ver ...


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William H Ashbee, Mark A Beran, Donald F Colglazier, Donovan M Janssen, John P Mantey, Ronald J Martin, Gerald P Patch, Larry E Rittenhouse, James A Valent: Servo-controlled automatic document feeder. International Business Machines Corporation, C E Rohrer, J G Cockburn, July 3, 1984: US04457506 (22 worldwide citation)

A servo-controlled recirculating automatic document feeder (RADF) includes a plurality of independently driven document transport devices. A picker mechanism separates documents in seriatim from a stack. An entry turnaround transport device buffers and delivers picked documents to a platen transport ...


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Steven R Harding, Richard A Lamos, Donald C Roller: Apparatus for collating sheets into sets and finishing thereof. International Business Machines Corporation, Carl M Wright, J G Cockburn, May 10, 1983: US04382592 (22 worldwide citation)

An improved offset collator comprising a sheet gripper/injector transport station and an oscillating sheet receiving station. Copy sheets are transported to the sheet gripper/injector transport station in a specified sequence whereupon they are gripped by the transport station, and in a reciprocatin ...