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Bin Ran: Method of providing travel time. Lathrop & Clark, November 13, 2001: US06317686 (383 worldwide citation)

A traffic information system for predicting travel times utilizes Internet based collecting and disseminating of information. The system accounts for vehicle type, driver specific disposition, and its predictions of future traffic account for the effects of predictable events, particularly weather, ...


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John D Wiedemer: Billing system for computer software. Lathrop & Clark, January 3, 1989: US04796181 (241 worldwide citation)

A computer software security and billing system is disclosed in which the application program is enciphered in accordance with an algorithm driven by a numeric key. The user's computer is provided with a hardware security module and a removable billing module, both of which carry unique codes. A sec ...


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Kenneth L Cummins, Kurt E Hecox, Malcolm J Williamson: Adaptive, programmable signal processing hearing aid. Nicolet Instrument Corporation, Lathrop & Clark, December 12, 1989: US04887299 (178 worldwide citation)

A hearing aid system utilizing digital signal processing is programmable to fit the hearing deficit of a particular use and adaptive to the sound environment to maximize the intelligibility of the desired audio signal relative to noise. An analog signal picked from a microphone is amplified, filtere ...


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Bin Ran, Jing Li: Central processing and combined central and local processing of personalized real-time traveler information over internet/intranet. Lathrop & Clark, March 27, 2001: US06209026 (150 worldwide citation)

An Internet utility which receives information about a proposed trip, including trip origin, destination and time. The web based utility calculates at least one route and provides periodic automatic updates of information related to the route such as traffic and weather conditions. Other information ...


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Henry Guckel, David W Burns: Polysilicon thin film process. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Lathrop & Clark, January 30, 1990: US04897360 (131 worldwide citation)

Polycrystalline silicon is deposited in a film onto the surface of a substrate which has been carefully prepared to eliminate any defects or contaminants which could nucleate crystal growth on the substrate. The deposition is carried out by low pressure decomposition of silane at substantially 580.d ...


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Deepakraj M Divan: Static power conversion method and apparatus having essentially zero switching losses and clamped voltage levels. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Lathrop & Clark, September 5, 1989: US04864483 (100 worldwide citation)

A high efficiency power converter is achieved utilizing a resonant DC link between a DC source, such as a converter rectifying power from an AC power system, to a variable frequency voltage source inverter. A resonant circuit composed of an inductor and capacitor is connected to the DC power supply ...


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Thomas J Wyss: Remote sensing ice merchandiser. Leer Manufacturing Partnership, Lathrop & Clark, January 13, 1998: US05708223 (97 worldwide citation)

Bagged ice is presented to consumers in an insulated cabinet having a storage chamber accessible through a front door. Photo-electric eyes are mounted within the cabinet to direct several beams of light across the chamber. When the level of bagged ice within the chamber has been depleted to a first ...


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Caleb Clark Crye, Dmitry Yavid, Efrain Luke Rodriguez: Firearm safety and control system. Caleb Clark Crye, Lathrop & Clark, July 2, 2002: US06412207 (94 worldwide citation)

A firearm safety and control system and a safety magazine therefor are described. In one embodiment, a safety magazine disposed within a firearm disables or enables a firing control mechanism in the firearm upon sensing or not sensing the presence of, or communicating or not communicating with, an e ...


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Rodney D Borst: Recloseable nesting tab container. Placon Corporation, Lathrop & Clark, January 22, 1991: US04986438 (81 worldwide citation)

A flexible reclosable thermoformed thermoplastic container is disclosed which has a base with side walls and a peripheral shoulder extending from the side walls which has a downwardly depending rim. The cover of the container has peripheral edges with depending side walls and is preferably attached ...


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Roger D Ewert: Total alert driver safety system. Lathrop & Clark, May 7, 1996: US05515026 (81 worldwide citation)

A complete vehicle accident prevention system utilizing electromagnetic transmissions for the purpose of: 1) alerting drivers to the presence of certain unanticipated accident threats such as pedestrians, bicyclists, joggers, emergency vehicles, disabled vehicles, etc.; 2) alerting people using the ...