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Jonathan C Cluts: System and methods for selecting music on the basis of subjective content. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, April 1, 1997: US05616876 (829 worldwide citation)

An interactive network provides music to subscribers. A "more like" function allows a subscriber to use a seed song to identify other songs that are similar to the seed song, and to add the new songs to the current playlist. The similarity between songs is based on the subjective content of the song ...


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Patrick M Volk, Michael Breed Robin, Edwin Thorne III, JoGene Kapell: Method and system for displaying an animated focus item. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, November 11, 1997: US05687331 (495 worldwide citation)

A viewer interface is disclosed for use in an interactive television network operative for providing an animated focus item in association with a control item to indicate that the control item is in a state responsive to commands from a user input device. An "animation" is any form of highlighting t ...


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Philip R Kennedy: Implantable neural electrode. Jones Askew & Lunsford, August 1, 1989: US04852573 (464 worldwide citation)

An electrode implantable in the brain or other area of neural activity to provide long term recording of electrical signals. The electrode comprises (a) a conducting wire, being insulated along its length except for a pre-determined area, for conducting an electrical signal to or from the body from ...


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Keith Rowe, Frank Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System for displaying programming information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, April 22, 1997: US05623613 (429 worldwide citation)

A system for retrieving and displaying programming information in response to selection of a category of programming information. Programming information is presented via a schedule display having a category display, a subcategory category display, and a program display. The category display display ...


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William Hill, Simon D Earnshaw, Simon J Daniels, David M Meltzer: Method and system for dynamically adapting the layout of a document to an output device. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, February 8, 2000: US06023714 (419 worldwide citation)

Dynamically adapting the layout of a document to a particular output device. The layout of a document can be adapted to a particular output device so that the document fully utilizes the capabilities of the output device. A layout generator interrogates the output device to determine the capabilitie ...


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Eric J Horvitz, Martin L Sonntag, Michael E Markley: Display system and method for displaying windows of an operating system to provide a three-dimensional workspace for a computer system. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, March 9, 1999: US05880733 (398 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a three-dimensional perspective, virtual workspace to window based display systems. The user may activate control buttons to transform a typical two-dimensional window to a three-dimensional perspective, virtual workspace. The transformation to the three-dimensional wo ...


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Keith Rowe, Frank Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System for displaying programming information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 22, 1998: US05812123 (397 worldwide citation)

A system for retrieving and displaying programming information in response to selection of a category of programming information. Programming information is presented via a schedule display having a category display, a subcategory category display, and a program display. The category display display ...


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Mohammad W Katoot: Method for modifying the surface of an object. Jones & Askew, August 3, 1999: US05932299 (396 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to several novel compositions and methods employing infrared radiation, microwave radiation or high voltage polymerization for modifying the surfaces of materials to impart desired characteristics thereto. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for ...


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Keith Rowe, Frank Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System for displaying programming information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, December 28, 1999: US06008803 (396 worldwide citation)

A system for retrieving and displaying programming information in response to selection of a category of programming information. Programming information is presented via a schedule display having a category display, a subcategory category display, and a program display. The category display display ...


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Randy Joe Templeton, Gerald Gulden: Transaction system with on/off line risk assessment. TeleCheck International, Jones & Askew, October 21, 1997: US05679940 (394 worldwide citation)

A check acceptance system provides interactive authorizations and off-line terminal approvals. A merchant uses an interactive transaction terminal to communicate with a check acceptance service's authorization host computer. The terminal includes an electronic check reader and a magnetic stripe read ...