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Wade Boaz, Daniel D Elena, Michael Lucivero, Sarka Martinez, Ronald J Salpietra, Olga E Savastano, Ronald Soltis: Method and apparatus for message handling in computer systems. International Business Machines Corporation, J E Hoel, K A Seaman, July 26, 1994: US05333266 (643 worldwide citation)

An Integrated Messaging System which integrates mail from a plurality of mail servers handling messages of different media types such as text, voice, facsimile, video and image. The IMS maintains the in-basket for all mail systems, eliminating the need to collect each type of mail separately. Any te ...


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Leonard Albert Krantz Jr, Jack Bernard Fort: Connector having a plated plastic ground for filter contacts. The Bendix Corporation, S H Hartz, K A Seaman, R J Eifler, June 14, 1977: US04029386 (41 worldwide citation)

A connector with a plurality of filter contact terminals having a ground wafer molded from plastic material and plated with metal and having integral spring tines for engaging the filters on the contact terminals to provide an electrical connection. The ground wafer may be seated in a cup-shaped rin ...


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Horst Henn: Supervision of transactions with chip cards. International Business Machines Corporation, K O Hesse, K A Seaman, June 23, 1998: US05770844 (39 worldwide citation)

A transaction audit system is disclosed comprising a chip card, for completing a transaction between the holder of the chip card and a transaction partner such as a merchant. During the transaction, a transaction identifier is generated uniquely identifying the transaction. For completing execution ...


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Normand C Bourdon, Richard Sanford, Raymond J Eifler: Electrical connector with front and rear insertable and removable contacts. The Bendix Corporation, R J Eifler, K A Seaman, April 4, 1978: US04082398 (31 worldwide citation)

A dielectric insert for retaining a plurality of electrical contacts in an electrical connector. The insert (10) includes passages (15) having therein opposing radially deflectable contact retaining fingers (11) integral with the insert (10). The free ends (12) of the retention fingers (11) face eac ...


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Neil F Chirico: Expert system wtih a plurality of independent knowledge bases. International Business Machines Corporation, K A Seaman, October 11, 1994: US05355444 (29 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an expert system with a plurality of independent knowledge bases, including a process and apparatus for employing an inference engine to select one of the knowledge bases based on one or more key factors. In particular, an embodiment using a batch mode for input of data to t ...


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Klaus Rindtorff: Method for image segmentation and classification of image elements for documents processing. International Business Machines Corporation, K O Hesse, A P Tennent, K A Seaman, May 12, 1998: US05751850 (27 worldwide citation)

A method to segment, classify and clean an image is presented. It may be used in applications which have image data as their input that contains different classes of elements. The method will find, separate and classify those elements. Only significant elements must be kept for further processing an ...


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Denver R Dye, David J Gee, Richard L Patterson, Stephen M Zielaskiewicz: Tool condition and failure monitoring apparatus and method. The Warner & Swasey Company, K A Seaman, T K Zeigler, R J Eifler, April 14, 1987: US04658245 (25 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for tool condition and failure monitoring system for predicting imminent tool failure by sensing acoustic emissions from a cutting operation converting the emissions into an electrical signal filtering the electrical signal and using a "count rate" technique on the filtered s ...


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Normand C Bourdon, Donald H Gould: Electrical cable and molded protection cap assembly. The Bendix Corporation, K A Seaman, R J Eifler, March 31, 1981: US04258970 (22 worldwide citation)

An electrical cable assembly having a connector termination with electrical contacts mounted therein and a molded protection cap for releasably fitting on the end of the connector to insulate and protect the contacts from damage or moisture. The connector includes a pair of two-terminal contacts mou ...


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Gene Larry Snyder, David Thomas Braid: Polarizing means for electrical connectors. The Bendix Corporation, S H Hartz, R J Eifler, K A Seaman, June 28, 1977: US04032213 (19 worldwide citation)

A pair of mateable units with polarizing means for controlling mateability of the units comprising a member rotatably mounted on each of the units one of the members having an extension of predetermined shape and the other member having a recess of predetermined complementary shape for receiving the ...


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Paul D Niles, William P Whallon Jr, Richard W Normann: Electrical connector assembly. The Bendix Corporation, K A Seaman, C D Lacina, R J Eifler, September 9, 1980: US04221446 (10 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector assembly (800) in which two mateable housings (200, 500) each have electrical contacts (100, 400) mounted therein. Each contact has a forward mating portion with a plurality of axially aligned wires (120, 420), each wire having an acutely angled forward end surface (122, 422) ...