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David Domnitz: Apparatus and method for delivering information to an individual based on location and/or time. John C Smith, June 28, 2005: US06912398 (415 worldwide citation)

A time/location information delivery system that provides focused advertising and/or other information to individuals based on the time and their location. A wireless identification device is carried by an individual and can be read from or written to when the individual passes by interrogators in a ...


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Gawins A Mack II, R Eugenia Mack: Convertible portable telephone. John C Smith, January 21, 2003: US06510325 (261 worldwide citation)

A communications and entertainment device in which a cellular telephone is unfolded to form a headset which allows the user to wear the headset in a manner similar to conventional telephone headsets. The device includes an AM/FM radio receiver. The subsystems are prioritized such that one system is ...


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Minhtam C Nguyen: Network with secure communications sessions. John C Smith, November 18, 1997: US05689566 (250 worldwide citation)

A system which uses three way password authentication, encrypting different portions of a logon packet with different keys based on the nature of the communications link. Nodes attached to a particular LAN can have one level of security for data transfer within the LAN while data transfers between L ...


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Theodor Lehrer: Apparatus and method of extracorporeally applying and locking laparoscopic suture and loop ligatures. John C Smith, March 11, 1997: US05609597 (220 worldwide citation)

A suture applier instrument for tying suture and loop ligatures in laparoscopic excisional procedures such as LAVH, tubal ligation, salpingectomy, cophorectomy and appendectomy; in the repair of the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries; and in retropubic colposuspension using locking slip knots; and ...


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Gordon T Davis, Michael G Ho Lung, Baiju D Mandalia, Roland J Millas, Oscar E Ortega, Rafael J Picon, Loran R Queen, Richard H Robinson, William R Robinson Jr, Leo A Sharp Jr, Jan W van den Berg: Real-time digital signal processing relative to multiple digital communication channels. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert Lieber, John C Smith, February 5, 1991: US04991169 (200 worldwide citation)

A dual digital signal processor (DSP) provides real time links between multiple time division channels of a digital carrier system (e.g. T-1) and a host data processor. Operating only on digital signals, internally and at its interfaces to the carrier and host systems, the DSP exchanges data and con ...


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Theodor Lehrer: Apparatus and method of extracorporeally applying and locking laparoscopic suture and loop ligatures. John C Smith, January 7, 1997: US05591177 (191 worldwide citation)

A suture applier instrument for tying suture and loop ligatures in laparoscopic excisional procedures such as LAVH, tubal ligation, salpingectomy, cophorectomy and appendectomy; in the repair of the fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries; and in retropubic colposuspension using locking slip knots; and ...


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Dan Simionescu, Marius Todor, M Keith Vinson: Method and apparatus for a customizable low power RF telemetry system with high performance reduced data rate. John C Smith, October 5, 1999: US05963650 (132 worldwide citation)

A customizable data acquisition device (DA) and a data collection system (DCS). The DA is remotely located for attachment to a variety of I/O devices, and uses an RF transceiver with a primary cache. A centrally located or mobile DCS with a secondary cache communicates with one or more DA's and stor ...


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Alexander Wirtzfeld, Roland Heinze, Thomas Bock, Hans D Liess: Process and device for regulating the stimulation frequency of heart pacemakers. John C Smith Jr, August 23, 1983: US04399820 (131 worldwide citation)

A process and a device for regulating the stimulation frequency of heart pacemakers are disclosed. The process comprises generating with the aid of light emitted by a light-emitting element, reflected by the blood of a patient, and received by a light-receiving element, a current flow which causes, ...


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John Costantino: Apparatus and method for installing hardwood floors. John C Smith, September 19, 2000: US06119423 (128 worldwide citation)

An interlocking prefabricated hardwood floor panel system in which multiple hardwood strips are secured together and attached to a substrate. The hardwood strips end at different locations such that a straight seam is not formed between adjacent floor panels. The substrate covers at least a portion ...


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Alexander Wirtzfeld, Thomas Bock: Cardiac pacemaker. Alexander Wirtzfeld, John C Smith Jr, May 13, 1980: US04202339 (126 worldwide citation)

A cardiac pacemaker includes means for conforming the stimulation frequency to the bodily stressing conditions of the wearer of the pacemaker in using a blood parameter as measuring value for the influencing of the frequency of stimulation. A measuring probe is implanted in the heart of the wearer o ...