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Arthur W Allison III, Joseph A Damoci, William H Forlines, Carl B Gipson, Matthew F Kern, David M Myers: Distributed monitoring system. Control Data Corporation, Frederick W Niebuhr, Robert M Angus, Edward P Heller, March 27, 1990: US04912552 (247 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed which may be used for collecting television channel tuning data, household purchase data, VCR channel usage data and the like; on site at a plurality of preselected households, wherein the system concentrates and transmits the collected data to a central site in a fault toleran ...


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James L Porter: TV monitor. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, August 23, 1977: US04044376 (146 worldwide citation)

A TV monitor includes an antenna coupler capable of selectively coupling the TV receiver being monitored to an antenna or an r.f. oscillator. The oscillator is selectively operated to impose an r.f. signal onto the antenna input of the receiver between successive horizontal blanking periods on an ac ...


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Louis G Gitzendanner: Apparatus for controlling humidity in a disk drive. Magnetic Peripherals, Joseph A Genovese, Robert M Angus, October 28, 1986: US04620248 (81 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is provided with a vent tube which is long (i.e., 20 inches) compared to its bore (i.e., 0.013 inch) to minimize diffusion of water vapor into the drive without seriously affecting pressure gradients along the length. Minimum bore diameters are given for specified lengths of vent tube. ...


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John R Thompson: TV monitor. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, November 15, 1977: US04058829 (72 worldwide citation)

A TV monitor includes an antenna coupler capable of selectively coupling the TV receiver being monitored to an antenna or an r.f. oscillator. The oscillator is selectively operated to impose an r.f. signal onto the antenna input of the receiver between successive horizontal blanking periods on an ac ...


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Gerald L Ahmann, Douglas M Carlson, Warren B Marquardt, Richard E Offerdahl, Roger A Paulson, Anthony A Vacca: Circuit packaging and cooling. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, July 19, 1977: US04037270 (67 worldwide citation)

A circuit board is provided with a plurality of groups of connectors, so disposed and arranged in respect to each other that each group is capable of receiving a chip carrier. A fluid conduit, carrying a coolant, extends through each group so that when the contacts of a chip carrier are assembled to ...


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Robert A Bremmer, Vladimir Kovner, Dennis C Stone: Method and apparatus for recording data. Magnetic Peripherals, Joseph A Genovese, Robert M Angus, Richard E Billion, January 17, 1989: US04799112 (62 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for increasing the amount of data capable of being stored in a magnetic storage device is disclosed. Basically, a magnetic characteristic of the disk to head interface is measured at several locations on the disk. The frequency for writing and reading the data is optimized in ...


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Judy L Teske, Daniel J Baxter, Don A Daane, Brian D Borchers, David H Allen, Michael F Maas: Flexible VLSI on-chip maintenance and test system with unit I/O cell design. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, Michael B Atlass, Frederick W Niebuhr, March 27, 1990: US04912709 (55 worldwide citation)

This application describes a peripheral cell structure for VLSI chips that requires the use of standard cells having both input and output capability connected to nearly all of the signal carrying pins. The cells function is alterable (to input or output and to where the data input signals originate ...


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William N Mayer: Plasma display panel. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, June 15, 1976: US03964050 (54 worldwide citation)

A plasma display panel according to this disclosure comprises a plurality of display elements having a dielectric surface upon which charges may accumulate adjacent a plurality of conductors. The conductors are supported by a single substrate in substantially coplanar arrangement so that charge accu ...


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Robert G Burke, Robert F Martin: Method and apparatus for rotating priorities between stations sharing a communication channel. Control Data Corporation, Robert M Angus, November 4, 1980: US04232294 (49 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for rotating priorities among stations on a communication channel, and particularly on a contention channel where a plurality of active stations are provided, each capable of seizing use of the channel. Counter means at each station contains an indication representative of the ...


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Brian D Schmitz: Thermo servo for track centering on a disk. Magnetic Peripherals, Joseph A Genovese, Robert M Angus, Richard E Billion, March 21, 1989: US04814908 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for positioning a transducer over the center of a track is disclosed. An arm carries the transducer. Embedded in the arm is a heating element. The heating element is positioned so that the linear expansion or contraction of the arm resulting from the temperature rise or drop ...