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Alberto Menache, Mark Alan Sturza: Radio frequency motion tracking system and method. Menache, Joel D Voelzke, March 7, 2006: US07009561 (55 worldwide citation)

A radio frequency (RF) motion capture system includes stationary sensor receivers, one or more transmitter marker tags on one or more objects to be tracked within a capture zone, at least one stationary reference tag transmitter, and a processing system for processing the received signals. The indiv ...


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Sivadasan Kulangara: Head gimbal assembly with dual-mode piezo microactuator. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, August 26, 2008: US07417830 (50 worldwide citation)

A disk drive suspension has a load beam having a base, a flexure for carrying a slider, and a mount plate. The suspension mount plate has a first portion attachable to an actuator and movable by the actuator as the primary shifting force on the load beam, suitable for larger positioning movements. A ...


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Shijin Mei, Steve Misuta: Loading-protected bending microactuator in additive suspensions. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, December 2, 2008: US07459835 (50 worldwide citation)

A microactuated disk drive suspension for supporting a slider at a disk includes a load beam extending in a plane and having on a common axis a base section adapted for mounting to an actuator, a spring section and a beam section carrying a flexure and the slider thereon. The suspension has relative ...


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Michael Olenick, Mary Miller, Deborah Medrano, Adam Bratter: System and method for creating a display card. Avery Dennison Corporation, Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, February 6, 2007: US07172113 (47 worldwide citation)

A system and method enables a user such as a visitor to a facility to create a photographic identification card for himself. The user terminal prompts a user to enter identifying information including his name, and takes a photograph of the user. An identification badge is printed for the user upon ...


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Xiao Yang, Visit Thaveeprungsriporn, Szu Han Hu: Apparatus for PZT actuation device for hard disk drives. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, May 20, 2008: US07375930 (47 worldwide citation)

A method (and apparatus) for operating a disk drive apparatus. The method includes moving a movable member about a fixed position to move a read/write head coupled to a slider to a selected track on a disk. The selected track is at least one of a plurality of tracks. The method includes adjusting a ...


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Rafael Cuevas: Reduced cross talk in wireless suspensions. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, June 3, 2008: US07382582 (45 worldwide citation)

Reduced cross talk between adjacent read and write circuits in a disk drive suspension interconnect results from interposing a ground trace conductor between the circuits and generally for the full length thereof and grounding the ground trace conductor suitably through a further metal layer on the ...


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Warren Coon: Microactuated suspension with shear transmission of force. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, November 6, 2007: US07292413 (36 worldwide citation)

A disk drive suspension has a base portion, a spring portion, and a beam portion carrying a slider at a disk. The base portion is a laminate of two inextensible outer layers and an inner layer that is extensible in shear. Microactuators that expand or contract are attached by their opposite ends in ...


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Alberto Menache, Mark Alan Sturza: Radio frequency tags for use in a motion tracking system. Menache, Intellecutal Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, October 7, 2008: US07432810 (35 worldwide citation)

Small radio frequency tags for use in a motion capture system include a power source, circuitry for generating radio frequency identification signals, an antenna for transmitting the signals, and means for automatically activating the tags so that the tags begin transmitting the signals including a ...


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David Chocholaty: Head suspension having a punched gimbal dimple with coined inclined inner and outer surfaces oriented at different angles and method of fabricating same. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, April 12, 2011: US07924530 (32 worldwide citation)

A punched gimbal dimple with a coined, frusto-conical base in a head suspension and a method for producing such a dimple. The dimple has an apex and a base, the base having outer and inner surfaces which generally conform to conical frustums. The conical frustum half-cone angles differ by at least 2 ...


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Shijin Mei: Low density, high rigidity disk drive suspension for high resonance frequency applications. Magnecomp Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Office of Joel D Voelzke, December 2, 2008: US07460337 (29 worldwide citation)

A disk drive suspension component for carrying a slider at a disk is formed of a laminate of at least three metal layers of like mechanical and chemical formability, including a first outer layer, a second outer layer, and an intermediate layer, at least one of the layers having a void-containing in ...