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William E Saltzstein, Mohamed Sabri, Anthony P Dobaj, Eric O Baumann: Medical patient vital signs-monitoring apparatus. Instromedix, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 3, 1999: US05931791 (349 worldwide citation)

A portable multiple-vital signs monitor unit of the described apparatus is of ultra-light weight, e.g. less than one pound. In its preferred embodiment, the portable unit takes the form of a right parallelepiped enclosure the volume of which is only approximately 40 in.sup.3 having operator display ...


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Rene Spee, Shibashis Bhowmik, Johan H R Enslin: Performance optimization controller and control method for doubly-fed machines. The State of Oregon Acting by and Through the State Board of Higher Education on Behalf of Oregon State University, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 25, 1998: US05798631 (228 worldwide citation)

A variable speed, constant frequency (VSCF) system utilizes a doubly-fed machine (DFM) to maximize the output power of the system. The system includes a power converter that provides a frequency signal and a current signal to the DFM. The power converter is controlled by an adaptive controller. The ...


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Simon C Muzio, Randall R Omel, Barry J Linnett: Audio-visual user interface controls. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, September 1, 1998: US05801692 (180 worldwide citation)

Audio-visual user interface controls provide audio and a visual feedback in response to user input events in a graphical user interface environment of a computer. A variety of audio and visual responses of a control assist the user in understanding its operation.


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William E Saltzstein, Damon J Coffman, Scott M Burkhart: Concurrent medical patient data and voice communication method and apparatus. Instromedix, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 24, 1999: US05941829 (153 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for voice interaction between the service provider to the patient whose life signs, e.g. an electrocardiograph (ECG), concurrently are being monitored are described. Patient data, and preferably patient waveform data, and voice communication are conveyed in real-time on a single ...


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Ming Chieh Lee, Chuang Gu: Method and system for filtering compressed video images. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, July 28, 1998: US05787203 (111 worldwide citation)

A video compression error signal in a video compression scheme is affected by random and high frequency impulse noise. An error signal suppressor containing two filters is applied to the video compression error signal. The first filter reduces or eliminates random noise. The second filter eliminates ...


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James A McEwen, William J Godolphin, Rainer M Bohl, Mark N Dance, Marty L Furse, John C Osborne: Apparatus for separating phases of blood. Andronic Technologies, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, July 9, 1991: US05030341 (100 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for partitioning a pre-selected phase of a sample of liquid, such as blood, having a plurality of phases of differing densities. Disclosed is an apparatus for separating a pre-selected phase of a sample contained in an enclosed chamber, wherein said apparatus can be used with a separating ...


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Ming Chieh Lee: Method for expanding contracted video images. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 25, 1998: US05799113 (80 worldwide citation)

Contraction and expansion of video images are important capabilities for multi-media, television picture-in-picture functionality, digital video archiving, browsing, and video transmission. A video image expansion process is used to expand contracted images. The video image expansion process uses a ...


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Edward A Neuwelt: Method for the delivery of genetic material across the blood brain barrier. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, September 12, 1989: US04866042 (70 worldwide citation)

A method for treating genetic and acquired brain disorders is disclosed in which genetic material is introduced into the blood stream for delivery to the brain. Prior to delivery, the interendothelial structure of the BBB is chemically altered to permit passage of the genetic material therethrough. ...


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Nordahl K Johnson: Waist elastic applicator for diaper or similar article. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, August 13, 1996: US05545285 (68 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes an apparatus and method for applying strips of tensioned elastic material transversely to a moving sheet or web of material, such as a component of a disposal diaper. The heart of the invention is a pair of inclinded, spaced apart transfer wheels located in mirror image rela ...


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Aldo T Salvestro, Rainer M Bohl, Martin L Furse: Locking mechanism for medical devices. Andronic Devices, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston, June 4, 1991: US05020933 (63 worldwide citation)

Apparatus useful in surgery for holding retractors and other surgical instrumentation in a number of different positions required by a surgeon for the performance of a surgical procedure, including advanced sensing and regulation of retraction pressures and position; and incorporating a force amplif ...