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Lynn T Olson: Inertial mouse system. Tektronix, Daniel J Bedell, Robert S Hulse, November 22, 1988: US04787051 (408 worldwide citation)

A hand-held inertial mouse provides input data to a computer from which the computer can determine the translational and angular displacement of the mouse. The mouse includes accelerometers for producing output signals of magnitudes proportional to the translational acceleration of the mouse in thre ...


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Denise J Ecklund: System for merging virtual partitions of a distributed database. Tektronix, Daniel J Bedell, Robert S Hulse, August 1, 1989: US04853843 (286 worldwide citation)

An object-oriented, distributed data base system separates into a plurality of virtual partitions following communication failure between sites accessing the data base. Each partition accesses a separate copy of an initial data base and independently updates groups of data objects included in the da ...


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Donald R Titterington, Jeffrey J Anderson, James D Rise, Wayne Jaeger: Substrates having a light-transmissive phase change ink printed thereon and methods for producing same. Tektronix, Jerome S Marger, John D Winkelman, Robert S Hulse, December 26, 1989: US04889761 (258 worldwide citation)

A method for producing a light-transmissive phase change ink printed substrate is described which comprises providing a substrate, and then printing on at least one surface of the substrate a predetermined pattern of a light-transmissive phase change ink which initially transmits light in a non-rect ...


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Kent L Beck, Howard G Cunningham Jr: System for graphically representing operation of object-oriented programs. Tektronix, John P Dellett, Robert S Hulse, December 5, 1989: US04885717 (210 worldwide citation)

A "diagramming debugger" creates a graphical representation of the sequence of messages sent during operation of an object-oriented program. When one object transmits a message to another object, the diagramming debugger displays representations of the transmitting and receiving objects on a compute ...


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Robert A Duisberg: System for animating program operation and displaying time-based relationships. Tektronix, John P Dellett, Robert S Hulse, April 11, 1989: US04821220 (195 worldwide citation)

In a computerized simulation system, the behavior of a model comprising a group of interrelated objects in an object oriented programming environment is defined by a constraint network including temporal constraints, which the future behavior of the model must satisfy following triggering events. Fo ...


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David H Straayer, Patrick J Franz, Eugene F Lynch: Multipurpose cursor control keyswitch. Tektronix, Allston L Jones, Robert S Hulse, July 14, 1987: US04680577 (170 worldwide citation)

A multipurpose keyswitch for controlling cursor movement on a CRT display and for character entry includes a key cap that moves laterally to provide cursor control and that moves vertically for character entry. Sensors are coupled to the key cap for sensing the lateral movement of the key cap. Forwa ...


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David D Stubbs: Signal viewing instrumentation control system. Tektronix, Alexander C Johnson Jr, Robert S Hulse, March 14, 1989: US04812996 (146 worldwide citation)

A signal viewing instrumentation control system includes a programmable test instrument, a computer having an input keyboard and/or mouse, a CRT display and a communications interface for the computer to communicate with the test instrument. The test instrument can be a digitizer, a spectrum analyze ...


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Dale A Jordan, Lynne A Fitzsimmons, William A Greenseth, Gregory L Hoffman, David D Stubbs: Block diagram editor system and method for controlling electronic instruments. Tektronix, Alexander C Johnson Jr, Robert S Hulse, September 19, 1989: US04868785 (128 worldwide citation)

A block diagram editor system and method is implemented in a computer workstation that includes a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) and a mouse, graphics and windowing software, and an external communications interface for test instruments. The computer is programmed for constructing, interconnecting and displ ...


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Alan S Bagley: Calculator apparatus with electronically alterable key symbols. Hewlett Packard Company, Robert S Hulse, March 7, 1978: US04078257 (118 worldwide citation)

A calculator system having a transparent keyboard includes an apparatus for electronically labeling the keyboard by displaying alphanumeric symbols through the keyboard. The apparatus comprises a keyboard selection device and a liquid crystal keyboard display device having a predetermined number of ...


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Robert H Youden, Charles S Robertson: Apparatus for maximizing interest earnings and providing payments from principal without interest penalty. Robert S Hulse, Roland I Griffin, November 4, 1980: US04232367 (99 worldwide citation)

A calculator apparatus is provided for computing minimum principal amounts for deposit into demand (passbook) accounts and into term (certificate-of-deposit) accounts paying interest at differing rates. The computed minimum principal amounts not only satisfy the minimum deposit requirements of the t ...