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Lee S Weinblatt: Technique for testing television commercials. Thomas Langer, March 3, 1987: US04647964 (130 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed for testing the effectiveness of a television commercial before it is broadcast. The commercial is displayed to a test subject in a realistic setting which includes a choice of programs from which he can select. The reactions of the test subject in selecting from among the v ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Eye movement monitoring apparatus. Thomas Langer, February 21, 1978: US04075657 (82 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for testing the eye movements of a viewer in response to visual stimuli, such as an advertisement, displayed on a screen. One camera cooperates with a light source to detect eye movements indicated by a light beam deflected off the viewer's cornea. Another camera is placed ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Portable video and audio equipment holder for use in an automobile. Thomas Langer, January 6, 1987: US04635110 (73 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for displaying a video program in an automobile to backseat passengers. The apparatus includes one portion which securely accomodates a TV. To it is rotatably coupled a panel which securely accomodates the VCR and can be swung against the first portion to form a space for p ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Camera autofocus technique. Thomas Langer, March 4, 1986: US04574314 (63 worldwide citation)

An autofocus system is provided for facilitating the focusing of a camera. An autofocus device is tiltably mounted on the camera body. Its position is controlled by an eye-movement-monitoring apparatus responsive to movements of the cameraman's eyes. As the cameraman shifts the position of his eyes, ...


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Julius Perl: Digitizer tablet with coarse and fine position determination. Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Kenneth Olsen, Thomas Langer, William B Kempler, December 24, 1985: US04560830 (42 worldwide citation)

A grid of electrical conductors for locating the position of a stylus utilizes a reduced number of line drivers. The grid utilizes twice as many conductors as required by conventional grids for a given resolution. The conductors are divided into coarse and fine sets which are interleaved and coexten ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Eyeglass-frame-mounted eye-movement-monitoring apparatus. Thomas Langer, April 21, 1987: US04659197 (37 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed for monitoring the eye movements of a subject with apparatus that is removably attachable to the subject's own eyeglass frame. The apparatus includes a light source to bounce light off the subject's eye and a detector to sense the reflected light. Both are adjustably mounted ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Television viewing support apparatus for use in an automobile. Thomas Langer, May 17, 1983: US04383626 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for securely retaining a television set in an automobile for rear seat viewing. The apparatus includes an adjustable platform to support the television set and a holder to accommodate a video tape recorder. In addition, an audio assembly is provided having a rearward facing ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Survey technique for readership of publications. Thomas Langer, April 21, 1987: US04659314 (27 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for providing accurate information regarding the readership of certain magazines. A transmitter unit is attached to the magazines of interest and emits a signal unique to that particular magazine. A receiver unit is worn by individuals who have been selected as test subjects. ...


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Harvey L Balopole, Thomas H Traynor: Video split screen technique. Fairchild Weston Systems, Thomas Langer, August 16, 1983: US04399462 (22 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for simultaneously displaying on a television screen juxtaposed pictures from two independent image sources. The required picture compression is achieved by storing analog samples of the video signals in an analog memory at one frequency and retrieving the samples at a higher ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Technique for monitoring magazine readers. Thomas Langer, April 28, 1987: US04661847 (21 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for determining which pages of a selected magazine are read by a person acting as a test subject. Optic lenses are included which provide images of the magazine to a superimposing device. An image of the reader's eyes is also provided to the superimposing device so that the r ...