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Craig K Poulton: Direct feedback controller for user interaction. Madson & Metcalf, May 23, 2000: US06066075 (575 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing stimuli to a user while sensing the performance and condition of the user may rely on a controller for programmably coordinating a tracking device and a sensory interface device. The tracking device may be equipped with sensors for sensing position, displacement ...


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James E Biorge, Richard T Hauge, Jerome Svigals: Method and system for allocating and redeeming incentive credits between a portable device and a base device. CardOne Development Company, Madson & Metcalf, September 8, 1998: US05806045 (546 worldwide citation)

A customer incentive system involving a plurality of service or merchandise providers comprises a customer-carried, portable device (74), a provider device (76), and a base device (72). To earn incentive credits, the customer enters into a transaction with one of the providers participating in the i ...


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R Gail Billings, William D Wallace, Christopher A Cutler, B Tod Cook: Electrosurgical generator and suction apparatus. Utah Medical Products, Madson & Metcalf, November 3, 1992: US05160334 (286 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical unit which combines an electrosurgical power generator and a filtered smoke removal system into a single compact instrument comprising an electrosurgical generator module and a smoke removal module. The electrosurgical generator module is designed specifically to accommodate an el ...


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Kenneth W Horch, John H Fisher, Barry L Evans: Apparatus for automated tactile testing. Topical Testing, Madson & Metcalf, June 11, 1991: US05022407 (236 worldwide citation)

An automatic apparatus for testing tactile responses of a patient is disclosed. The embodiments of the invention variously include components for: applying a nonambient temperature to the patient's skin to test the patient's response to thermal stimuli; pricking the patient's skin to test the patien ...


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Bill Guy Bodine, Nicholas Huston Franklin, Randall R Cook: Sub-foldering system in a directory-service-based launcher. Novell, Madson & Metcalf, November 16, 1999: US05987471 (214 worldwide citation)

A directory services system includes resource objects, such as an application object for accessing a resource associated with the resource object. Foldering attributes may be provided or added to an existing or new, specialized resource object. Foldering attributes reflect correspondence of the actu ...


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R Gail Billings, Ben D Shirley: Electrosurgical cutting device. Utah Medical Products, Madson & Metcalf P C, January 19, 1999: US05860976 (198 worldwide citation)

An improved electrosurgical cutting device for connection to an electrosurgical generator has a non-conductive support member with a peripheral edge and a conducting member, distinct from the support member, disposed along at least a portion of the peripheral edge of the support member. The support ...


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R Gail Billings, Christopher A Cutler, David A Bush: Diathermy coagulation and ablation apparatus and method. Utah Medical Products, Madson & Metcalf, March 7, 1995: US05395363 (185 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for facilitating diathermy coagulation or ablation of tissue by the application of an electrical current to tissue is connectable to an electrosurgical generator having an active lead and a return lead, and has both monopolar and bipolar embodiments. A preferred monopolar embodiment inc ...


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Michael R McNeely, Arnold R Oliphant, Mark K Spute: Fluid circuit components based upon passive fluid dynamics. BioMicro Systems, Madson & Metcalf, October 2, 2001: US06296020 (183 worldwide citation)

Methods of controlling fluid flow through microchannels by use of passive valves or stopping means in the microchannels is presented. The passive valves act as pressure barriers impeding flow of solution past the stopping means until enough force is built up to overcome the force of the pressure bar ...


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Janard J Jobes I, T Christopher Atkins, Janard J Jobes II: Trip computer read-out on rearview camera screen. Sawtooth Embedded Systems, Madson & Metcalf, August 29, 2000: US06111498 (166 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of a method and readout system are shown and described whereby information regarding a vehicle's diagnostics and trip progress are displayed on the rear-view display or other monitor in the vehicle's cab. Information for display may include the vehicle's mileage, fuel consumption, speed, ...


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Micheil M Anderson II, Howard K Bangerter, Marlon T Borup, James E Byer, Darin L Cable, Ross W Doxey, Richard S Graham, Todd D Hale, Britt J Hawley, Richard W Lamplugh, Rick L Pray: Automated test harness. Novell, Madson & Metcalf, June 1, 1999: US05909544 (163 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for temporarily slaving and configuring a plurality of hardware resources such as computers, microprocessor-based devices, and the like, over a network, and then emancipating the resources to operate independently. Resources or targets may be enslaved at an operating system l ...