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Clark E McLeod, Steven J Hogan, Kristi T Feltz, Douglas R Murdock, Van E Hanson: Long distance telephone switching system with enhanced subscriber services. MCI Communications Corporation, Ormand R Austin, June 22, 1993: US05222120 (184 worldwide citation)

A long distance telephone switching system is adapted to provide various enhanced subscriber services, such as an audio news and information service, conference calling, voice messaging, message storage and forwarding, and speed dialing, in addition to conventional long distance calling. Additional ...


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William P Wilson, Catherine M Hewlett, Werner P Rieben: Customization window for a computer numerical control system. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, April 23, 1985: US04513379 (120 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional communications link, termed a customization window, comprises a series of routines including functions, procedures and status flags implemented in software, interfaced between a machine control logic (MCL) operating to control the auxiliary functions of a computerized numerical contr ...


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Sujeet Chand, Ahmad Sadre: Recursive methods for world-to-joint transformation for a robot manipulator. General Electric Co, Ormand R Austin, July 14, 1987: US04680519 (79 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling an articulated robot manipulator with an offset wrist made with only rotary joints. The method relates to transforming a given position and orientation of the robot tool or end effector in Cartesian space to the equivalent joint angles of the robot. Commands generated from t ...


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Allan R Barlow, William A Hunter: System and method of precision machining. General Electric Company, James H Beusse, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, May 3, 1983: US04382215 (77 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for automatically machining a work piece to precise selectively determined dimensions under computer numerical control. A movable probe is calibrated against position reference surfaces and is then used to calibrate the position of a fixed probe. The latter serves a ...


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David E McDysan, Edvin V Farinholt: Method and apparatus for call control signaling. Ormand R Austin, June 29, 1993: US05224108 (68 worldwide citation)

To perform call control signaling between a user and a telecommunications switching network (and end-to-end between users), a portion of the multiplex overhead of a multiplexed data stream is formatted so that it includes the call control signaling. This in-band signaling is actually in the multiple ...


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Charles E Konrad, Robert C Clark deceased: Electric vehicle current regulating system. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, December 27, 1983: US04423362 (68 worldwide citation)

A control system for a separately excited DC electric traction motor in an electrically powered vehicle incorporates a plurality of current limit functions designed to protect both the motor and control electronics. A time dependent current limit is utilized to permit overcurrent conditions for limi ...


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John R Zurbrick, John R Kelley: Tool touch probe system and method of precision machining. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, James H Beusse, January 24, 1984: US04428055 (63 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for automatically machining a work piece to precise selectively determined dimensions under computer numerical control in which the cutting tool is set automatically and automatic on-machine inspection is performed of the machined work piece surfaces. Using vibratio ...


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Robert C Clark, Joe C Lambert, Sherrill G Thomas: Electrical braking transitioning control. General Electric Company, Ormand R Austin, Arnold E Renner, James H Beusse, December 27, 1983: US04423363 (62 worldwide citation)

An electrical braking circuit provides smooth transitioning between regenerative and plug braking of a DC electric motor by use of a low ohmic value resistance path to maintain motor torque during transitioning. During initiation of electrical braking, a similar low ohmic resistance path momentarily ...


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Joe T Swaim, Donald C Heckman, Kenneth J O Grady, Guido M Eastep: Method and apparatus for telephone call reorigination. MCI Communications Corporation, Ormand R Austin, February 16, 1993: US05187740 (60 worldwide citation)

The invention is an adaptive method and apparatus for telephone call reorigination (i.e., the placement of successive calls without extended re-dialing). It allows shorter, uniform DTMF reorigination requests or commands to be recognized and responded to during certain stages of a call while preserv ...


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Ferrell L Mercer, Earl J Whitaker, Christopher P Cuthbert: Multiple nodes broadcast communication method with receiver identification by bit position in transferred massage. GE Fanuc Automation North America, Ormand R Austin, May 15, 1990: US04926375 (59 worldwide citation)

A data sharing mechanism employs a broadcast bus communication system to physically interconnect various control and monitoring nodes that cooperate in controlling a physical process. Shared, or global, variables are exchanged between connected nodes via a global data service provider and protocol. ...