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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Method and apparatus for secure transmission of identifier for removable storage media. Jerry W Mills Esq, Baker Botts, October 24, 2002: US20020157011-A1

A media serial number (MS#) for a removable data storage cartridge (22) is asymmetrically encrypted using a private key (106) from a key list (103) which never leaves the factory. This factory encrypted value (FEMS#) is stored in a secure memory device (46) in the cartridge, along with an identifier ...


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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas: Mehod and apparatus for optical data storage. Jerry W Mills Esq, Baker Botts, August 14, 2003: US20030151998-A1

An optical disk (10) includes several tracks (21-23, 121-125) that each include a series of optical data elements (29, 39). Each optical data element includes several reflective surfaces (31-34, 41-44) with respective different orientations that represent stored information. A detection system (210) ...


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Gordon T Graves: Player interactive video gaming device. Syntech International, Jerry W Mills, Gregory M Howison, June 10, 1986: US04593904 (368 worldwide citation)

A video entertainment system includes a central station (10) that is connected to a plurality of remote display terminals (12) through a data link (14). Each of the display units (12) has a display (16), a currency receptacle (18) for receiving currency to activate the system and a currency dispense ...


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James M Bornhorst: Computer controlled lighting system having automatically variable position, color, intensity and beam divergence. Vari Lite, Jerry W Mills, July 5, 1983: US04392187 (298 worldwide citation)

A lighting system (10) is disclosed which includes a control panel (12) for operating a plurality of lights (14) by means of a single two conductor signal cable (18) and a power cable (20). Two embodiments (30, 110) of lights (14) are provided for use in the present lighting system. In the first emb ...


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Sanford J Morganstein: Automated call screening. Dytel Corporation, Jerry W Mills, Jefferson Perkins, July 2, 1991: US05029196 (255 worldwide citation)

A method for facilitating call completions utilizing a call identification telephone number which is transmitted along with an incoming call. A user of the call processor of the invention can program a list of anticipated or preferred call identification telephone numbers, together with destinations ...


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Sanford J Morganstein, Bakulesh A Mehta, Herbert B Krakau, Neil F N Milsted, Mark D Klecka: Busy/no-answer call completion equipment. Dytel Corporation, Jerry W Mills, Roger N Chauza, February 28, 1989: US04809321 (212 worldwide citation)

Call completion equipment (10) is disclosed for use with a switching system (14) for assisting callers to complete telephone calls thereto. If a primary destination telephone set (16) is busy or does not answer, a message is transmitted from a message storage unit (54) to the calling party. The mess ...


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E Neal Tompkins, Thomas C Arends, Michael W Barry: Video conferencing network. Datapoint Corporation, Jerry W Mills, Gregory M Howison, December 1, 1987: US04710917 (209 worldwide citation)

A video conferencing network includes remote video terminals (10) interconnected to a switching network (66) through coaxial cables (16). The switching network (66) is operable to provide an audio and video data path between two or more video terminals (10). The switching network (66) operates as bo ...


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Gordon H Matthews, Thomas B Tansil, Michael L Fannin: Electronic audio communications system with versatile message delivery. VMX, Jerry W Mills, Gregory M Howison, July 22, 1986: US04602129 (193 worldwide citation)

An advanced electronic telecommunications system is provided for the deposit, storage and delivery of audio messages to both users and non-users with limited access provided to the non-user under the control of the user. A Voice Message System (10) interconnects multiple private exchanges (12) of a ...


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E Neil Tompkins, Thomas C Arends, Michael W Barry: Video conferencing network. Datapoint Corporation, Jerry W Mills, July 11, 1989: US04847829 (193 worldwide citation)

A video conferencing network includes remote video terminals (10) interconnected to a switching network (66) through coaxial cables (16). The switching network (66) is operable to provide an audio and video data path between two or more video terminals (10). The switching network (66) operates as bo ...


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Gordon H Matthews, Thomas B Tansil, Michael L Fannin: Electronic audio communications system with voice command features. VMX, Jerry W Mills, July 12, 1988: US04757525 (180 worldwide citation)

An advanced electronic communication system is provided for the deposit, storage and delivery of audio messages. A Voice Message System (10) interconnects multiple private branch exchanges (12) of a subscriber with a central telephone office (22). Individual subscriber users may access the Voice Mes ...