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John P Liebesny, Sheldon Apsell, John Mahon, Paul J Bouchard: Method of and system for providing continually updated traffic or other information to telephonically and other communications-linked customers. SmartRoutes Systems Partnership, Rines and Rines, July 14, 1992: US05131020 (396 worldwide citation)

A novel method, system and protocol for providing continually updated traffic (and other) information from a central station to preferably telephonically linked caller customers (though other communication links are feasible), involving enabling the caller to enter on the caller's keyboard a code fo ...


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Wes Sonnenreich, Tim Macinta, Jason Albanesc, Robert H Rines: Internet based distance learning system for communicating between server and clients wherein clients communicate with each other or with teacher using different communication techniques via common user interface. Academy of Applied Science, Rines and Rines, October 26, 1999: US05974446 (342 worldwide citation)

A novel user-friendly method of and system for integrating the use of a plurality of different communication techniques for over-the-Internet interfacing between a central server storing a plurality of different information topics and user identification information and a plurality of independent us ...


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Mukesh Chatter: High performance self modifying on-the-fly alterable logic FPGA, architecture and method. Rines and Rines, November 17, 1998: US05838165 (310 worldwide citation)

A technique for configuring arrays of programmable logic cells, including those associated with FPGA devices, through a novel DRAM-based configuration control structure that enables not only "on-the-fly" alterable chip and similar device reconfigurations, but, where desired, self-modifying reconfigu ...


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Zbigniew Opalka, Vijay Aggarwal, Thomas Kong, Christopher Firth, Carl Costantino: System architecture for and method of processing packets and/or cells in a common switch. Nexabit Networks, Rines and Rines, July 10, 2001: US06259699 (262 worldwide citation)

A novel networking architecture and technique for transmitting both cells and packets or frames across a common switch fabric, effected, at least in part, by utilizing a common set of algorithms for the forwarding engine (the ingress side) and a common set of algorithms for the QoS management (the e ...


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Richard D Greenblatt: Method of and apparatus for integrated voice (audio) communication simultaneously with "under voice" user-transparent digital data between telephone instruments. Academy of Applied Science, Rines and Rines, July 30, 1991: US05036513 (251 worldwide citation)

A novel method of and apparatus for voice communication and transparent, non-interfering, automatic digital data exchange between appropriately equipped telephone terminals having cooperative digital signal processing and visual display equipment, using special recognition signal protocol triggering ...


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Jerry B Roberts: Method of and apparatus for touch-input computer and related display employing touch force location external to the display. Visage, Rines and Rines, December 27, 1994: US05376948 (214 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for determination of touch location on a display screen or the like or other surface embodying a force-sensing platform or surface supporting or otherwise externally contacting the display screen monitor apparatus, and responding to the forces created by the thrust of touch ...


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William Duvall: Method of and apparatus for dynamically GoeFencing movable vehicle and other equipment and the like. LoJack Corporation, Rines and Rines, December 16, 2003: US06665613 (209 worldwide citation)

A technique and apparatus for dynamically establishing and varying GeoFencing of a GPS-processor equipped vehicle or the like by providing specialized software and firmware at the vehicle processor to enable internal calculation of shape and size of GeoFences about the vehicle upon commands of the c ...


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Gregory Cmar: Process for identifying patterns of electric energy effects of proposed changes, and implementing such changes in the facility to conserve energy. Rines and Rines, October 15, 1996: US05566084 (205 worldwide citation)

A process for identifying patterns of electric energy consumption and demand in a facility and determining possible changes in the facility for energy conservation, using monthly electric billing data over the years to ascertain billing periods and KW and Kwh consumption and to obtain from the ratio ...


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Blair Evans: Method of and apparatus for sensing the location, such as coordinates, of designated points on an electrically sensitive touch-screen surface. Microtouch Systems, Rines and Rines Shapiro and Shapiro, February 21, 1989: US04806709 (183 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for determining the location of a designated point on an electrically sensitive touch-screen surface while minimizing aberrations introduced by non-uniformity in the field applied to the surface, by attaching a plurality of field-producing discrete point electrod ...


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John Barrus, Krisztina Holly, Michael Cassidy: Apparatus for ordering from remote locations. Rines and Rines Shapiro and Shapiro, November 7, 1995: US05465291 (182 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved interactive store or other central location-remote telephone home, office or other user telephone terminal system and technique for enabling users to order items from the central location with the aid of machine-readable apparatus at the user terminal, pr ...