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Jeffrey P Bezos: Secure method and system for communicating a list of credit card numbers over a non-secure network. Amazon Com, Ronald M Anderson, February 3, 1998: US05715399 (610 worldwide citation)

A method and system for securely indicating to a customer one or more credit card numbers that a merchant has on file for the customer when communicating with the customer over a non-secure network. The merchant sends a message to the customer that contains only a portion of each of the credit card ...


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Charles H Ferguson, Randy J Forgaard: Online service development tool with fee setting capabilities. Vermeer Technologies, Ronald M Anderson, October 6, 1998: US05819092 (553 worldwide citation)

A visual editing system for creating commercial online computer services. The visual editing system creates online services that consist of a number of subservices. Each subservice is a program that provides a particular type of functionality to the online service. Different subservices exist for di ...


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Christopher A Liles, Manuel Vellon: Use of avatars with automatic gesturing and bounded interaction in on-line chat session. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, March 9, 1999: US05880731 (546 worldwide citation)

Avatars representing participants in a graphic chat session are periodically animated to produce a gesture that conveys an emotion, action, or personality trait. Each participant in the chat session is enabled to select one of a plurality of different avatars to represent the participant in a graphi ...


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Shahram Vaezy, Roy W Martin, Stephen J Carter, George W Keilman, Victor Y Fujimoto, Lawrence A Crum: Noise-free real time ultrasonic imaging of a treatment site undergoing high intensity focused ultrasound therapy. University of Washington, Ronald M Anderson, July 30, 2002: US06425867 (426 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for the simultaneous use of ultrasound on a probe for imaging and therapeutic purposes. The probe limits the effects of undesirable interference noise in a display by synchronizing high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) waves with an imaging transducer to cause the noise to be ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos: Secure method for communicating credit card data when placing an order on a non-secure network. Amazon Com, Ronald M Anderson, March 10, 1998: US05727163 (405 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placing an order charged to a credit card, over an unsecured network. The customer completing an order for goods or services enters information required for the order, such as the shipping and billing addresses and identification of the goods, but enters only a subset of the ...


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Beth A Marcus, Elaine Chen, Bin An, Timothy Osborne: Input device including digital force feedback apparatus. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, July 1, 1997: US05643087 (365 worldwide citation)

An input device for an interactive computer simulation or game is disclosed which includes a structure having at least two degrees-of-freedom which is moveable by a digit of a user to transmit input signal to a computer. At least one actuator connected to the moveable structure receives inputs from ...


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George E Cimochowski, George W Keilman: Endoluminal implant with fluid flow sensing capability. VascuSense, Ronald M Anderson, October 19, 1999: US05967986 (336 worldwide citation)

A stent or graft stent energized from an external power source is provided with one or more sensors to sense a parameter, producing a signal that is transmitted outside a vessel in which the stent is implanted. At least a portion of a body of the stent or an insulated electrical conductor comprises ...


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James C Chen, Elric W Saaski: Method and apparatus for providing light-activated therapy. James C Chen, Ronald M Anderson, August 29, 1995: US05445608 (323 worldwide citation)

Light developed by an implantable probe is used to illuminate a treatment site that has been perfused with a photoreactive agent. A number of different embodiments of implantable probes are disclosed. Preferably, an array of light emitting diodes (LEDs) or solid-state laser diodes (LDs) are mounted ...


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Peter R Amstein, Thomas P Blumer, Arthur L Coburn IV, Randy J Forgaard, Andrew J Schulert, Ted Stefanik, Robert J Mauceri: Computer system and computer-implemented process for creation and maintenance of online services. Vermeer Technologies, Ronald M Anderson, August 11, 1998: US05793966 (298 worldwide citation)

A client/server system for authoring an on-line service uses a server machine accessed a client machine which performs authoring operations on information stored on the server machine comprising the on-line service. Requests for authoring operations to be performed on information on the server machi ...


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Elaine Chen, Brian Eberman, Beth A Marcus: Method and apparatus to create a complex tactile sensation. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, January 20, 1998: US05709219 (292 worldwide citation)

A system for providing haptic information to a human operator. The system utilizes display devices that dynamically convey touch sensations to the human operator, thereby creating various tactile sensations such as texture and slippage. The system can combine multiple display devices as needed in or ...



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