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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 (74 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 ...


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Donald Cohen: Flexible endoscope with hypotube activating wire support. Neuro Navigational Corporation, John L Rogitz, June 7, 1994: US05318526 (72 worldwide citation)

An endoscope has a handle and a bendable tube extending distally away from the handle. The tube has a selectively deflectable distal segment. An activating wire is connected to the distal segment and to the handle, and the handle has a knob which can be turned to impart force to the wire and thereby ...


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Anthony A Nobles: Sheath for shunt placement for hydrocephalus. Neuro Navigational Corporation, John L Rogitz, May 4, 1993: US05207684 (69 worldwide citation)

A sheath through which a shunt for relieving hydrocephalus can be withdrawn from or advanced into the brain of a patient includes a tubular member which is slidably engageable with the shunt in a surrounding relationship with the shunt. The tubular member has a distal end segment, and an electricall ...


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Anita Wai Ling Huang, Neelakantan Sundaresan: System and method for transcoding web content for display by alternative client devices. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, October 10, 2006: US07120702 (68 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method and system for processing transactions between a client device and a web page. The system includes an adapter for receiving and interpreting a request from the client device, wherein the adapter is configured to interface with the client device. A generator retrieves a ...


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Peter A Merel: Computer-implemented system for controlling resources and policies. John L Rogitz, December 21, 1999: US06006194 (67 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented system that can be implemented in human and machine societies to control resources, services, and policy includes issuing tokens to originators in exchange for commissions to be performed by the originators. A commission can be a particular function in the society or it can re ...


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Adrian Crisan, Nikolaos Georgis, Fredrik Carpio, Paul Jin Hwang: Pre- and post-shutter signal image capture and sort for digital camera. Sony Corporation, Sony Electronics, John L Rogitz, January 17, 2012: US08098297 (66 worldwide citation)

A camera system includes an image sensor and a processing apparatus receiving image frames from the sensor before and after receipt of a user picture signal. The processing apparatus discards frames that do not meet a quality criterion such as under-exposed frames. Also, the processing apparatus com ...


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Prakash Kasiraj, Mason Lamar Williams: System and method for writing HDD depending on direction of head skew. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, John L Rogitz, November 22, 2005: US06967810 (65 worldwide citation)

Data is written to a hard disk drive using shingled writing principles, i.e., each data track is partially overwritten when an immediately contiguous data track is written. Two or more contiguous data tracks establish a band, and a band may store data from an AV file. Tracks may be written in sequen ...


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Blair D Walker, Scott M Evans, Wayne A Noda: Central venous line catheter having multiple heat exchange elements and multiple infusion lumens. Alsius Corporation, John L Rogitz, April 13, 2004: US06719724 (65 worldwide citation)

An intravenous catheter system (apparatus and method) for controlling patient temperature includes a generally tubular elongated body having lumens for circulating a heat exchange fluid in a plurality of heat exchange elements provided at spaced intervals along the length of the elongated body. The ...


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Frank Richmond: Multi-liquid medicament delivery system with reflex valves. John L Rogitz, March 29, 1994: US05298024 (64 worldwide citation)

A syringe for sequentially injecting a plurality of liquids into an intravenous (IV) infusion component that has a connector fitting includes a syringe vessel having a preferably needleless injection port that is engageable with the connector fitting of the IV component. A syringe plunger is slidabl ...


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Courtney Konopka, Lars Cristian Almstrand: Retraining and updating speech models for speech recognition. Sony Electronics, John L Rogitz, September 6, 2005: US06941264 (63 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for updating speech models for speech recognition by identifying, from a class of users, speech data for a predetermined set of utterances that differ from a set of stored speech models by at least a predetermined amount. The identified speech data for similar utterances from ...