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Donald Cohen: Flexible endoscope with hypotube activating wire support. Neuro Navigational Corporation, John L Rogitz, June 7, 1994: US05318526 (69 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A sheath through which a shunt for relieving hydrocephalus can be withdrawn from or advanced into the brain of a patient includes a tubular member which is slidably engageable with the shunt in a surrounding relationship with the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 (67 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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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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Gregory Peter Carlsson, Steven Martin Richman, James R Milne: Distributed wireless speaker system with automatic configuration determination when new speakers are added. Sony Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 15, 2016: US09288597 (63 worldwide citation)

In an audio speaker network, setup of speaker location, sound track or channel assignation, and speaker parameters is facilitated by an application detecting speaker locations and prompting a user to input rough room boundaries and a desired listener location in the room. Based on this, optimum spea ...


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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 ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Robert Michael Rees: System for dynamically evaluating locks in a distributed data storage system. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 12, 2005: US06917942 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing access to assets in a distributed data storage system includes requesting, from a client computer, a lock from a server computer. The lock is evaluated using a bitwise comparison of the protected access modes and restricted access modes defined by the lock with the p ...