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Garnette Roy Sutherland, Deon Francois Louw, Paul Bradley McBeth, Tim Fielding, Dennis John Gregoris: Microsurgical robot system. Microbotics Corporation, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, December 26, 2006: US07155316 (209 worldwide citation)

A robot system for use in surgical procedures has two movable arms each carried on a wheeled base with each arm having a six of degrees of freedom of movement and an end effector which can be rolled about its axis and an actuator which can slide along the axis for operating different tools adapted t ...


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Arindam Mitra, Murhucumaru Maheswaran, Jose Alejandro Rueda: Wide-area content-based routing architecture. Telecommunications Research Laboratory, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, March 4, 2008: US07339937 (107 worldwide citation)

Content networking provides a content-based routing architecture, in which a virtual overlay network called the “virtual content network” is superimposed over the physical network. The content network contains content routers as the nodes and “pathways” as links. The content-based routers at the edg ...


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Lloyd A Neher, John MacDonald: Adjustable golf putter. Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, March 4, 2003: US06527649 (91 worldwide citation)

An adjustable golf club comprises an elongate shaft having a handle at one end, a club head having a face arranged to strike a golf ball, a pair removable shaft attaching members each arranged to be coupled to the club head at respective sides of the striking face whereon the shaft extends therefrom ...


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Bradley Dale Brown, Shamir Nizar Mukhi: Magnetic stripe reader. Iders Incorporated, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, November 5, 2002: US06476743 (88 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding information contained in a waveform having a series of peaks is disclosed which is particularly directed to a method for reading a magnetic stripe for example on a card that allows the information on the stripe to be read without the need for unidirectional, single stroke swipi ...


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Benjamin B Houston, Mark Wiebe: Method for converting explicitly represented geometric surfaces into accurate level sets. Frantic Films Corporation, Ryan W Dupuis, Michael R Williams, Adrian D Battison, August 29, 2006: US07098907 (79 worldwide citation)

An explicit definition of a geometric object is converted into a level set which implicitly defines the geometric object. The explicit definition is converted to a form for efficient ray casting. Magnitude and sign values are assigned to a grid of voxels using ray casting in which the magnitude valu ...


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Roger L Patterson, Francois R Talbot: Multi-section header with flexible crop cutting knife. MacDon, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, January 13, 2004: US06675568 (76 worldwide citation)

A crop harvesting header for mounting on a propulsion vehicle such as a swather tractor or combine harvester includes a main frame structure supporting a crop receiving table with a cutter bar across a front of the table and side drapers on the table for moving the cut crop toward a discharge locati ...


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Cory James Wiebe, Mark Charles Poole, Kelly James Moore, Michael Anton Kuusela: Electrical control apparatus including retrievable stored operationing program. Vansco Electronics, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, June 17, 2003: US06580953 (61 worldwide citation)

An electrical control system for vehicles has a plurality of separate control modules which communicate via a communication bus and an operational program is installed in each of the modules so that all modules contain programming for the functions of each module. A programming and diagnostic system ...


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Sami Kibria, Joseph Chai Wan Wu, Jose Alejandro Rueda, Nicholas Christopher Wade Thiessen, Christopher Troy Kavanagh, Paul Serge Card: Smart parking meter system. Telecommunications Research Laboratory, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, Ryan W Dupuis, September 14, 2004: US06791473 (54 worldwide citation)

A Smart Parking Meter System makes it possible to track whether or not a vehicle occupies parking meter stalls and whether or not the time has expired. The system uses a wireless communication protocol which may be of the type known under the trade mark “Bluetooth” and provides the portability of em ...


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Miroslaw F Stranc, Michael G Sowa, Henry H Mantsch: Method of assessing tissue viability using near-infrared spectroscopy. Michael R Williams, Adrian D Battison, Ryan W Dupuis, July 1, 2003: US06587701 (52 worldwide citation)

Prolonged and severe tissue hypoxia results in tissue necrosis in pedicled flaps. We demonstrate the potential of near-infrared spectroscopy for predicting viability of compromised tissue portions. This approach clearly identifies tissue regions with low oxygen supply, and also the severity of this ...


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Bruce Robert Shearer: Crop header with draper canvas. MacDon, Adrian D Battison, Michael R Williams, March 5, 2002: US06351931 (51 worldwide citation)

A header includes a generally C-shaped cutter bar supporting the sickle knife assembly across a front edge of the header. A draper assembly is carried behind the cutter bar and includes a pair of rollers at right angles to the beam carrying a continuous draper canvas band around the rollers with the ...