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Homayoon Abtahi, Maria Fernanda Abtahi: Lighting units. Ronald V Davidge, April 6, 1999: US05890794 (326 worldwide citation)

lighting unit includes a circuit board having a number of LED packages extending outward from a front side. The printed circuit board is covered by a transparent cover, forming an outer cavity between the cover and the printed circuit board. The printed circuit board is supported by a housing, in wh ...


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Mohammed Ali Hajianpour: Massage device applying variable-frequency vibration in a variable pulse sequence. Ronald V Davidge, November 19, 1996: US05575761 (185 worldwide citation)

A vibrating massager includes a housing and an elastic strap, which is fastened into a loop to hold a protrusion extending from a surface of the housing against a pressure point of the human body. Mechanical vibrations, produced by a small electric motor spinning an eccentrically mounted weight, are ...


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Guenter Schaefer: Indentification pill with integrated microchip: smartpill, smartpill with integrated microchip and microprocessor for medical analyses and a smartpill, smartbox, smartplague, smartbadge or smartplate for luggage control on commercial airliners. Ronald V Davidge, August 11, 1998: US05792048 (125 worldwide citation)

A capsule, which is resistant to stomach acids, is shaped like a medical pill, and can be orally taken in the same manner. This capsule includes a pair of plastic shells surrounding a circuit board, and, in an alternative embodiment, a microprocessor. The circuit board includes memory circuits for s ...


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Lawrence P Andrews, Richard C Beckman, Joseph C Petty Jr, John C Sinibaldi: Multi-speed DSP kernel and clock mechanism. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard A Tomlin, Ronald V Davidge, May 16, 2000: US06065131 (95 worldwide citation)

The processing speed of a digital signal processor or system processor is controlled in accordance with the functions required in a task to be performed by the device, with these functions being compared to a table of maximum processing speeds at which various functions can be performed reliably by ...


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Mohammed Ali Hajianpour: Apparatus for storing, mixing, and dispensing two-component bone cement. Stryker Technologies Corportion, Ronald V Davidge, March 28, 2000: US06042262 (90 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for storing, mixing, and dispensing a two-component bone cement includes a first component supply section, a mixing section, and a drive base. One or more ampules of the first (liquid) component, provided within the first component supply section, are broken or cut when a lever is rotted. ...


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John R Dewitt, Todd A McClurg, Jay H Neer, Orlando Pimienta: Personal computer with configurational flexibility and service features. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald V Davidge, February 27, 1996: US05495389 (59 worldwide citation)

A personal computer includes a frame unit and a top cover mounted to pivot upward and outward to the rear of the system, or alternately, upward to the side. One or more DASD storage devices may be mounted to extend downward from the top cover. A planar board is attached atop the lower side of the fr ...


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Vincent Charles Conzola, Aaron Roger Cox, Kerry A Ortega, Thomas John Sluchak: Providing a location and item identification data to visually impaired shoppers in a site having barcode labels. International Business Machines Corporation, J Bruce Schelkopf, Ronald V Davidge, December 24, 2002: US06497367 (56 worldwide citation)

A portable unit assists a visually impaired user within a store by providing an output, using speech synthesis, of his location based on reading various barcode labels. The location of each barcode label is determined from data stored within the portable unit. The portable unit also determines a pat ...


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Jimmy Grant Foster Sr, Michael S June, Albert Vincent Makley, Jason Aaron Matteson: Apparatus including a thermal bus on a circuit board for cooling components on a daughter card releasably attached to the circuit board. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald V Davidge, Cynthia S Byrd, September 12, 2006: US07106595 (51 worldwide citation)

A daughter card includes a number of circuit modules generating heat and a spring member transmitting the heat to a thermal bus extending along a circuit board adjacent to one side or to each side of a connector to which the daughter card is releasably attached. One or more contact surfaces of the s ...


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Pieter J M Kerstens: Linear-scanning, oblique-viewing optical apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard A Tomlin, Ronald V Davidge, June 30, 1998: US05774224 (50 worldwide citation)

Microscopic apparatus for inspecting electronic circuit chips includes an illumination source directing light at a chip at an oblique angle with respect to a normal plane perpendicular to its surface. To take advantage of specular reflection, a lens is arranged to view the chip also at an oblique an ...


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Dong Chen, Edwin Flecha, James Michael Hammond, Yves Corfield Martin, Kenneth Gilbert Roessler: Apparatus and method for determining side wall profiles using a scanning probe microscope having a probe dithered in lateral directions. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald V Davidge, Richard A Tomlin, January 2, 2001: US06169281 (39 worldwide citation)

The probe tip of a scanning probe microscope is scanned either along an X- or Y-direction of the apparatus, or along a scan line forming an acute angle with both the X- and Y-directions. During scanning, an excitation vibration is applied in the Z-direction, perpendicular to the surface of the sampl ...