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John O Hayhurst: Method and apparatus for anchoring and manipulating cartilage. Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, May 3, 1988: US04741330 (762 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for anchoring and manipulating cartilage within a joint during arthroscopic surgery by piercing the cartilage with a hollow needle, in the tip of which is lodged an elongate anchoring device having a suture attached thereto. The free end of the suture passes through the bore o ...


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John D Slingwine, Paul E McKenney: Apparatus and method for achieving reduced overhead mutual exclusion and maintaining coherency in a multiprocessor system utilizing execution history and thread monitoring. Sequent Computer Systems, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, August 15, 1995: US05442758 (167 worldwide citation)

A substantially zero overhead mutual-exclusion apparatus and method (90, 120) is provided that allows concurrent reading and updating data while maintaining data coherency. That is, a data reading process executes the same sequence of instructions that would be executed if the data were never update ...


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Robert B Wood, Mark A Thomas, John P Desmond: Automobile head-up display system with reflective aspheric surface. Flight Dynamics, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, October 9, 1990: US04961625 (159 worldwide citation)

An optical display system (10) presents visual source information to an observer (18). The display system includes a vision unit (14) that has reflective surfaces (16) through which the observer can view an outside world scene and which reflect source information emanating from an information source ...


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William H Righter, John J Fallin: Wrist worn heart rate monitor. Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, July 3, 1990: US04938228 (154 worldwide citation)

A wrist worn heart rate monitor (100) senses a noisy biosignal with one sensor (104A) in contact with the user's finger and another sensor (104B) in contact with the user's wrist. The sensed signal is modified by a filter (112), analog to digital converter (116) and digital filter (264). A correlato ...


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Clarence S Jones, Arthur W Coolidge, Dennis Cavin deceased, Norman L Betts, Jeffrey M Moser, Kenneth J McGarvey: Color sorting system and method. Simco Ramic Corporation, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, February 4, 1992: US05085325 (131 worldwide citation)

Color sorting system and method which are particularly suitable for sorting fruits and vegetables. The objects to be sorted are scanned with a color video camera, and the signals from the camera are digitized and utilized to address a look up table. The look up table is preloaded to provide reject d ...


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James A McEwen, William J Godolphin, Rainer M Bohl, Mark N Dance, Martin L Furse, John C Osborne: Apparatus and method for separating phases of blood. Andronic Devices, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, May 9, 1989: US04828716 (107 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for partitioning a pre-selected phase of a sample of liquid, such as blood, having a plurality of phases of differing densities the method comprising the steps of introducing a sample into a chamber of constant cross-sectional shape and a volume greater than that of the sample, ...


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Samuel W Mallicoat: Graphic input system. Microfield Graphics, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, October 11, 1988: US04777329 (88 worldwide citation)

A graphic input system determining position coordinate data of a mobile element on a writing surface by measuring the transit times of ultrasonic signals and an electromagnetic signal. The mobile element may comprise either a writing instrument or an eraser. The electromagnetic signal contains infor ...


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Inghard J Gjovaag: Method of computing based on networks of dependent objects. Cardinal Vision, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, October 3, 1995: US05455952 (87 worldwide citation)

An object dependency network-based data visualization system allows a user to graphically edit a network of displayed objects and their interconnections to specify an underlying data computing and data visualization process. Each displayed object is selected by the user from among a menu of objects ...


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Andrew J Valencia: Cache affinity scheduler. Sequent Computer Systems, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, February 9, 1993: US05185861 (86 worldwide citation)

A computing system (50) includes N number of symmetrical computing engines having N number of cache memories joined by a system bus (12). The computing system includes a global run queue (54), an FPA global run queue, and N number of affinity run queues (58). Each engine is associated with one affin ...


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John Mercer: Position and orientation locator/monitor. Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, October 13, 1992: US05155442 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a locator/monitor capable of locating a boring tool and monitoring the progress of the tool for control purposes. The locator/monitor may be used in expedited locating methodology and straightforward calibration techniques of the present invention. A durable and cost e ...



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