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Larry W Fullerton, Mark D Roberts, James L Richards: System and method for active protection of a resource. Time Domain Corporation, James Richards, May 16, 2006: US07046187 (93 worldwide citation)

An active protection system comprising an ultrawideband radar for threat detection, an optical tracker for precision threat position measurement, and a high powered laser for threat kill or mitigation. The uwb radar may use a sparse array antenna and may also utilize Doppler radar information. The h ...


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David W Langford, Dennis L Troutman: Method and apparatus for impulse radio transceiver calibration. Time Domain Corporation, James Richards, June 12, 2007: US07230980 (73 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating an impulse radio distance measuring system comprising an impulse radio transceiver by conducting a pulse through a transmit receive switch to an antenna, receiving return energy which has been discharged across the transmit receive switch, determining a time of arrival of th ...


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Larry W Fullerton, James Richards: Apparatus and method for detecting moving objects. Time Domain Corporation, James Richards, November 7, 2006: US07132975 (69 worldwide citation)

An ultra wideband radar system for detecting moving objects comprising an antenna, which may be scanned in at least one dimension, and a signal processor wherein the signal processor includes a scan combiner that combines scan information in accordance with a candidate trajectory for the moving obje ...


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Robert Lovett: Account payment using barcode information exchange. James Richards, October 12, 2010: US07810720 (65 worldwide citation)

A system for effecting transactions, typically retail transactions, by using account information stored on a computing device, such as a cell phone, wherein the computing device is placed on an optical reader at the merchant's establishment. The computing device generates a pattern, such as a bar co ...


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Larry W Fullerton, Mark Roberts, James Lee Richards: Coded magnet structures for selective association of articles. Cedar Ridge Research, James Richards, November 30, 2010: US07843297 (58 worldwide citation)

A panel system for a panel or sets of panels having a magnetic mounting that utilizes a plurality of magnets in a magnet structure that provides a magnetic attachment alignment configuration and a release configuration. In one embodiment, magnet structures are configured so that a panel will mount c ...


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Robert Lovett: System, method and program product for account transaction validation. James Richards, March 25, 2008: US07347361 (55 worldwide citation)

A system, method and program product for account transaction validation which may be downloaded or otherwise installed on a networked computing device such as a cell phone or other networked computing device. The networked computing device provides an encrypted validation code to a merchant for each ...


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Michael Stephen Kontovich: Multi-function egress path device. James Richards, September 9, 2008: US07423548 (36 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing emergency egress path indication by providing a path direction indicator that is hidden from view during normal operation and is exposed to view upon activation by an emergency signal. Upon being exposed to view the indicator may be lighted and may provide light to ...


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Hans Gregory Schantz, Eric Richards, Andrew Compston: Planar loop antenna system. Q Track Corporation, James Richards, May 7, 2013: US08436780 (33 worldwide citation)

An inexpensive planar antenna fabricated as a plurality of parallel layers of multi turn spiral loops co-located with conductive material at the center of the loops, there being an exclusion zone free of conductive material between the innermost loop and the conductive material at the center. The co ...


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Benjamin F Harbin III, Cecil Ray Holland Jr, Robert J Toth, Adrian O Neil, Michael Scott Sansom, R Michael Browder, Brook Marin: Water heater demand side management system. Carina Technology, James Richards, June 19, 2012: US08204633 (31 worldwide citation)

A system for shifting energy demand from on-peak time windows to off-peak time windows by using hot water heater load shifting, while providing the end user with the level of service (i.e., availability of hot water) according to the user's customary use described by service quality criteria. The sh ...


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Hans Gregory Schantz, David Wesley Langford: Near field electromagnetic positioning system and method. Q Track Corporation, James Richards, November 20, 2007: US07298314 (27 worldwide citation)

A system and method for electromagnetic position determination utilizing a calibration process. For calibration, a transmitter is positioned at multiple locations in an area of interest and multiple receivers receive and record signal characteristics from the transmitter to generate a calibration da ...