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Manssour H Moeinzadeh, Lawrence M Kaplan, Jeffrey A Gurosh: Semi-disposable surgical stapler. Lawrence M Kaplan, May 12, 1992: US05111987 (463 worldwide citation)

A semi-disposable surgical stapling instrument for the replacement of staple cartridges, as needed, in the course of an operation, and for the optional provision of a knife to cut tissue between staple rows. Propulsion of the stapling unit may be powered and controlled from the back of the instrumen ...


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Valerie Shuman, Cynthia Paulauskas, T Russell Shields, Richard J Weiland, John C Jasper: Method and system for an in-vehicle computing architecture. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, December 12, 2000: US06161071 (265 worldwide citation)

A computing architecture for a motorized land-based vehicle is disclosed. The computing architecture includes a data network comprised of a plurality of interconnected processors, a first group of sensors responsive to environmental conditions around the vehicle, a second group of sensors responsive ...


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James A Meek: Navigation system remote control unit with data caddy functionality. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, January 30, 2001: US06182006 (264 worldwide citation)

An improved remote control unit for an in-vehicle navigation system and methods for use thereof. The improved remote control unit includes a re-writable data storage memory and a data reception interface through which data from an external computing device can be transmitted to the remote control un ...


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William McDonough, Srinivasa Rao, Ashutosh Srivastava: Method and system for map display in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, July 18, 2000: US06092076 (195 worldwide citation)

A program and method for a map display tool for use with a navigation system and used with a map database. The map display tool is adapted to render a map on a display or in a graphics buffer for a predetermined geographic region. The map display tool includes a map processing layer for performing t ...


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Kevin Cherveny, Aaron Crane, Lawrence M Kaplan, John Jasper, Russell Shields: System and method for updating, enhancing or refining a geographic database using feedback. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, April 4, 2000: US06047234 (190 worldwide citation)

A system for updating, enhancing and/or refining a geographic database. A geographic database includes data representing physical features in the geographic region, and, optionally, attributes of such features. The system includes a plurality of data collecting sensors. Each of the data collecting s ...


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Tracey Nocek, Cynthia Paulauskas: Method and system for providing reminders about points of interests while traveling. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, July 1, 2003: US06587782 (178 worldwide citation)

A navigation system includes a feature that allows a user to specify a type of point of interest (or business chain) and then receive a reminder when the user is in proximity to a location of the point of interest of the specified type (or business chain) while traveling in a geographic region.


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William McDonough, Srinivasa Rao, Ashutosh Srivastava: Method and system for scrolling a map display in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, December 19, 2000: US06163749 (176 worldwide citation)

A system and method for implementing a smooth scrolling function in a map display tool used with a navigation system and a map database. The system includes a map processing layer in the map display tool having a multi-tasking abstraction layer and a synchronization object for allowing portability b ...


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Asta Khavakh, William McDonough, Oleg Voloshin, Yaoguang Wang: Method and system for route calculation in a navigation application. Navigation Technologies, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, February 20, 2001: US06192314 (172 worldwide citation)

A program and method for route calculation for use with a navigation system and used with a map database that represents a road network in a geographic region. A route calculation program is adapted to find at least one solution route between a first location on a road network and a second location ...


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Vijaya S Israni, Richard A Ashby, Paul M Bouzide, John C Jasper, Robert P Fernekes, Gregory M Nyczak, Nicholas E Smith, David S Lampert, James A Meek, Aaron I Crane: System and method for use and storage of geographic data on physical media. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Lawrence M Kaplan, October 19, 1999: US05968109 (168 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for storage of geographic data on physical storage media. The geographic data are stored in a manner that facilitates and enhances use and access of the data by various navigation application functions in navigation systems that use the data. The geographic data include ...


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William Gale, Ildiko Hegedus, Matthias Thorner, Lawrence M Kaplan: Navigation applications using related location-referenced keywords. Navigation Technologies Corporation, Frank J Kozak, Jon D Shutter, Lawrence M Kaplan, November 26, 2002: US06487495 (161 worldwide citation)

An improved system and method for specifying physical locations when using applications run on navigation systems or other computer platforms that provide navigation- or map-related functions. When requesting a navigation- or map-related function from such an application, a user specifies a physical ...



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