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Lyle E McBride, Richard G Delagi, George Trenkler: Low-power, infrared information transmission system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rene E Grossman, Andrew M Hassell, Stephen S Sadacca, April 24, 1979: US04151407 (208 worldwide citation)

A low-power infrared information transmission system, the transmitter of which is compact, portable and capable of being powered by a low-voltage battery power source for an extended period of time, utilizes a unique infrared light pulse position modulation technique. The system is capable of transm ...


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John T Hooks Jr: Image processing system. Vought Corporation, James M Cate, Stephen S Sadacca, July 31, 1984: US04463380 (176 worldwide citation)

An image processing system is disclosed wherein information corresponding to a selected geographical region or geometric system is stored and selectively retrieved and processed to reproduce images corresponding to selected portions of the geographical or geometric system. In a preferred embodiment, ...


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George Trenkler, Richard G Delagi, Lyle E McBride Jr: Medical patient condition monitoring system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Rene E Grossman, Andrew M Hassell, Stephen S Sadacca, April 17, 1979: US04150284 (166 worldwide citation)

A medical patient condition monitoring system includes a portable battery-operable transmitter module which transmits monitored conditions of the patient via infrared energy to the receiver input stage of a medical monitoring and display unit. In one embodiment, the transmitter module which may be w ...


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David C Burson: System with joystick to control velocity vector of a display cursor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Stephen S Sadacca, James T Comfort, April 3, 1979: US04148014 (161 worldwide citation)

A joystick control, which is moveable in the X and Y directions, generates X- and Y-coded signals indicative of the co-ordinate position of the joystick. The joystick has a normally central position; movement of the joystick to a non-central position indicates the directional vector along which move ...


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David A Ackley, Gerald D Rogers, Peter H Macourek, Karl M Guttag, Ki Suk Chang: Video display processor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Andrew J Dillon, Stephen S Sadacca, Melvin Sharp, January 6, 1981: US04243984 (149 worldwide citation)

A digital computing system is disclosed having a monolithic microprocessor, a versatile input/output subsystem, a multi-medium memory subsystem, and a video display subsystem with audio generating capability. In the memory subsystem, a balanced mix of dynamic RAM, P-channel MOS ROM and N-channel MOS ...


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Walter D Warren: Automatic dial system for a subscriber telephone. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Rene E Grossman, Stephen S Sadacca, March 8, 1977: US04011414 (96 worldwide citation)

An automatic dial system for a subscriber telephone utilizes a keyboard array to enter coded information into an integrated circuit digit processor. The digit processor includes a programmed ROM for storing an instruction set to control the operation of the dial system, an arithmetic/logic unit for ...


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David C Burson, Harold D Larson: Digital joystick control. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William K McCord, Stephen S Sadacca, Melvin Sharp, July 17, 1979: US04161726 (71 worldwide citation)

A digital joystick control includes an elongated shaft member having a spherical ball at one end thereof. First and second socket members are coupled to the joystick to provide a swivel joint between the ball and the socket members enabling movement of the shaft about the ball in any direction; move ...


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Willis A Adcock: Electronic photography system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Harold Levine, Rene E Grossman, Stephen S Sadacca, November 8, 1977: US04057830 (67 worldwide citation)

A completely electronic system for recording and subsequently displaying still life pictures includes an optical-electronic transducer for generating electronic signals responsive to an optical image. The signals are stored and subsequently applied to a visual display. Means are provided for applyin ...


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David C Burson: System for displaying character and graphic information on a color video display with unique multiple memory arrangement. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Stephen S Sadacca, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, December 25, 1979: US04180805 (50 worldwide citation)

A system for displaying character and graphic information on a color video display utilizes a unique memory architecture. A display memory having a plurality of addressable words corresponding to character positions on the display is utilized to store the digitally coded image signals generated by t ...


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James D Billingsley, Dayton D Eden: Dark field infrared telescope. Vought Corporation, Stephen S Sadacca, James M Cate, Charles S Cotropia, December 20, 1983: US04421985 (42 worldwide citation)

A dark field infrared telescope. Energy from an infrared scene is focused by a lens (10) onto a thermoptic modulator (12) comprising an optical structure (16) containing a thin film of vanadium dioxide disposed to form the faceplate of a conventional cathode ray tube. The modulator, normally nonrefl ...