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Peter J Philips: Temperature probe and interconnect cable for hypothermia catheter temperature feedback. Alsius Corporation, John L Rogitz, September 18, 2001: US06290717 (89 worldwide citation)

A disposable esophageal probe having dual temperature elements is connected to a cooling catheter controller via a reusable interconnect line to provide redundancy in temperature feedback to the controller, namely, to provide both a control temperature feedback signal and an alarm temperature feedba ...


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Derek J Daw, George M Acosta, John R Brustad: Apparatus for in situ saphenous vein bypass and less-invasive varicose vein treatment. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, August 19, 1997: US05658282 (87 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for in situ saphenous vein bypass includes an operating catheter which includes an optical fiber and an electrode, and a control catheter which includes a valvulotome. The operating catheter and control catheter are locked together and advanced through an incision in the leg. The cathet ...


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Robert B Chase Jr: Replaceable battery module for electric vehicle. John L Rogitz, June 2, 1998: US05760569 (87 worldwide citation)

A system for "refueling" an electric vehicle includes a traction battery on a tray that is slidably disposed in a battery compartment of the vehicle and that is electrically connected to the traction motor of the vehicle. When the battery is depleted, the vehicle stops at an energy replenishment cen ...


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Frank M Richmond: Liquid medicament bag with needleless connector fitting using boat assembly. John L Rogitz, April 11, 1995: US05405333 (85 worldwide citation)

A liquid medicament bag has at least one opening and a valve associated with the opening. The valve is normally closed to prevent fluid communication through the opening. A needleless connector can be engaged with the valve to open the valve and thereby establish a passageway for fluid communication ...


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Alan Edward Bell, Jeffrey Bruce Lotspiech, Chandler Brendan Stanton Traw: Content guard system for copy protection of recordable media. International Business Machines Corporation, Intel Corporation, John L Rogitz, December 14, 2004: US06832319 (82 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enabling broadcast programs to be copied once only by consumer recorders includes writing a unique media identification on each blank disk to which content is to copied in a read-only area of the disk before it is initially recorded. Also, a one-way key management media key b ...


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Thomas B Bolt, Fred W McClain: System and method for backing up computer files over a wide area computer network. Fairbanks Systems Group, John L Rogitz, March 14, 2000: US06038665 (79 worldwide citation)

A portable computer back up system copies user-selected files for back up as the computer is being used, and when the computer senses a network connection and the network is relatively available, the blocks of the files to be backed up are interleaved with, e.g., metadata and transmitted to a remote ...


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Jeffrey Bruce Lotspiech: System and method for securely checking in and checking out digitized content. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, June 8, 2004: US06748539 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method for permitting the rental of digitized content such as music from a kiosk includes a flash memory device that is insertable into the kiosk. The kiosk derives a content key from a media key block and a media ID on the flash memory device, and then encrypts the content using the co ...


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Peter Rae Shintani: Supplemental data path for supporting on-screen displays from external sources in a monitor/TV receiver using a secondary analog signal path. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, John L Rogitz, December 3, 2002: US06490002 (75 worldwide citation)

An external source outputs an analog signal containing on-screen information (OSD) for the external source, which has been decoded in the external source, and an encoded high definition digital signal. A high definition television (HDTV) has separate inputs for the analog signal and the high definit ...


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Robert Hardacker, James Amendolagine: One button remote control with haptic feedback. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, John L Rogitz, September 20, 2011: US08022933 (73 worldwide citation)

An input system for a TV remote control or other system has a single touch surface with a deformable haptic assembly below the touch surface such that a user placing a finger on the touch surface can feel deformation of the haptic assembly. A pressure sensing assembly is below the haptic assembly an ...


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Brandon Duncan, Joshua Seth Hodas, Jared Joseph Jackson, Walter Irwin Nissen III, Neelakantan Sundaresan: Electronic book with multimode I/O. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, September 12, 2006: US07107533 (73 worldwide citation)

An electronic book device runs at least two output mode threads—one graphics, and one audio—such that the device can both graphically display book content, and play the content over a speaker in the device. Annotations can be made audibly or graphically, and user commands can likewise be made audibl ...