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Timothy R Pryor: Method for providing human input to a computer. Larson & Taylor, November 9, 1999: US05982352 (533 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for providing human input to a computer which allows a user to interact with a display connected to the computer. The method includes the steps of placing a first target on a first portion of the user's body, using an electro-optical sensing means, sensing data relate ...


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John S Gentelia, Frank Williams, William Wheatley: Electrosurgical probe. Conmed Corporation, Larson & Taylor, December 7, 1993: US05267994 (369 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical probe is provided which reduces the likelihood of arcing from the probe. In addition, the probe provides the ability to place a fiber-optic cable through the probe for providing for laser surgery or for laproscopic examination of the patient. The electrosurgical probe comprises an ...


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Timothy R Pryor, Peter Smith: Man machine interfaces and applications. Larson & Taylor, April 13, 2004: US06720949 (341 worldwide citation)

Affordable methods and apparatus are disclosed for inputting position, attitude (orientation) or other object characteristic data to computers for the purpose of Computer Aided Design, Painting, Medicine, Teaching, Gaming, Toys, Simulations, Aids to the disabled, and internet or other experiences. P ...


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Donald Creig Humes: System and method for filtering data received by a computer system. Unified Research Laboratories, Larson & Taylor, November 30, 1999: US05996011 (325 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for restricting access to data received by a computer over a network by filtering certain data from the data received. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention provides a computer based method for filtering objectionable or target text data ...


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Eugene B Boylan, Anthony J DeLise, Robert F Koerner: Method and apparatus for playing a wagering game. BET Technology, Larson & Taylor, March 24, 1992: US05098107 (276 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for playing a wagering game include a usual play of the game whose outcome is determined by a selection of usual randomly generated symbols. Added to the usual symbols is a plurality of additional, preferably no-value, symbols. The wagering game is then played by wagering on t ...


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Haller Jordan D: Heart valve and retaining means therefor. Larson Taylor and Hinds, October 8, 1974: US3839741 (264 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for retaining a heart valve in a passageway of a cardiovascular system, and a heart valve useable therewith. The retaining arrangement includes an annular arrangement surrounding the circular heart valve and engaging it so as to be radially expandable and contractable relative thereto ...


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Jeffrey Nelson Heiner: Filter-in method for reducing junk e-mail. Larson & Taylor, August 29, 2000: US06112227 (262 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for preventing the delivery of unwanted electronic mail messages to a destination client. An original electronic mail message is first received from a source client at a destination server. Next, a reply electronic mail message is sent from the destination server to the source c ...


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Timothy R Pryor: Man machine interfaces for entering data into a computer. Larson & Taylor, December 28, 1999: US06008800 (242 worldwide citation)

An optical method and apparatus for computer input, most typically man-machine interfaces, particularly of the class known as "touch screens" and "digitizers," are based on surface distortion imaging, i.e., magnified optical imaging of a surface temporarily distorted by the input data of interest su ...


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Sergio Cotellessa: Staple assembly. Clipmaster Corporation, Larson & Taylor, February 17, 1998: US05718548 (241 worldwide citation)

A staple assembly 10 for use in a stapling tool (not shown) for fixing an elongate member such as a cable C onto a substrate such as a wooden beam. The staple assembly 10 comprises a staple 12 having a back 14 and legs 16 depending from opposite ends of the back 14. Also included is a saddle 18 for ...


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