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Edward C Driscoll Jr, Craig O Martin, Kenneth Ruby, James J Russell, John G Watson: Method and apparatus for verifying identity using image correlation. Identix Incorporated, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, November 19, 1991: US05067162 (226 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for verification of personnel identity by correlation of fingerprint images. The method includes the steps of: first enrolling a person by the steps of forming a reference image of a fingerprint of the person, identifying a plurality of reference sections within the reference ...


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James G Robertson: Apparatus and method for recording jaw motion. Limbach & Limbach, August 23, 1994: US05340309 (224 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for tracking, recording and analyzing a subject's jaw motion is provided. Cross-haired targets are non-intrusively fixed in relation to the subject's upper and lower jaws. Three video cameras are disposed about the subject's head, each camera lens being focused on the targets. ...


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Otto G Raabe, James I C Lee, James C Hathaway: Intermittent signal actuated nebulizer synchronized to operate in the exhalation phase, and its method of use. Vortran Medical Technology, Limbach & Limbach, June 21, 1994: US05322057 (221 worldwide citation)

A self-contained, high capacity nebulizer, having automatic mixing and temperature control features is provided, and its method of use. The nebulizer is designed for use in conjunction with mechanical respirators, ventilators, or breathing machines, and for this purpose will use electrical signals g ...


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Yuval Shachar, Chaim Bendelac, Reuven Marko: Method for switching between a data communication session and a voice communication session. National Semiconductor Corporation, Limbach & Limbach, June 9, 1998: US05764736 (221 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for switching from a data session to a voice session, then back to the data session. A "primary" data connection is established between a user's terminal and a communications network, which provides the user terminal with a tag identifying a voice network address (typically ...


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Peter T Barrett: Method for image compression on a personal computer. SuperMac Technology, Limbach & Limbach, February 15, 1994: US05287420 (221 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for image compression suitable for personal computer applications, which compresses and stores data in two steps. An image is captured in real-time and compressed using an efficient method and stored to a hard-disk. At some later time, the data is further compressed in non-rea ...


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Frederic H Moll, Albert K Chin: Retraction apparatus and methods for endoscopic surgery. Origin Medsystems, Limbach & Limbach, November 8, 1994: US05361752 (217 worldwide citation)

A first inflatable retraction device has a first inflatable chamber and a non-pressurized chamber inside the main chamber. The non-pressurized chamber is expanded by inflating a second inflatable chamber. The non-pressurized chamber enables the main chamber to remain inflated when an aperture is cut ...


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Bjorn M S Anderson, Reinhold H Ziegler: Fluid powered electrical generator. TurboStar, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, January 19, 1988: US04720640 (217 worldwide citation)

A fluid powered electrical generator having an impellor-rotor rotatively mounted on a central support structure. A toroidal outer support structure surrounds the impellor-rotor, with the impellor-rotor including a plurality of circumferentially spaced-apart fluid dynamic blades. The outward ends of ...


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Junichi Rekimoto: Three-dimensional virtual reality space sharing method and system, an information recording medium and method, an information transmission medium and method, an information processing method, a client terminal, and a shared server terminal. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, September 21, 1999: US05956038 (217 worldwide citation)

A system and method of providing a virtual reality space that can be shared by unspecified users world-wide by the steps of composing, when a Universal Resource Locator (URL) is transmitted from a client terminal via a network, a three-dimensional virtual reality space of only basic objects of which ...


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Jerry D Giesy, Matthew W Hoskins: Instrument guidance system. Thomas J Fogarty, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, April 25, 1989: US04824435 (216 worldwide citation)

Elongate flexible elements are guided into place within a tortuous body passage by providing the elements with annular guides adjacent their distal ends and sliding the elements over a guide wire extended through the passage. Column strength to move the elements through the body passage may be provi ...


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Nathaniel Parker Willis: Apparatus and method for aiding in the positioning of a catheter. Cardiac Pathways Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, October 13, 1998: US05820568 (211 worldwide citation)

A system for aiding in the positioning of a catheter. The system includes a basket shaped catheter having a plurality of bipoles arranged thereon for sensing voltage potentials generated by tissue. An analog to digital converter is coupled to the catheter and configured to convert the sensed voltage ...