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Cynthia C Martin, Philip R Thrift, Marion C Lineberry: Systems and methods for planning the scheduling travel routes. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, Richard L Donaldson, Leo N Heiting, December 21, 1993: US05272638 (414 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for using a computer to select a travel route based on a selected performance criteria from a plurality of possible travel routes connecting a plurality of destinations. Information is input describing the location of each destination to be visited. For each pair of destinations ...


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Roy A Hastings, Todd M Neale, Brad Whitney: Programmable mixed-mode integrated circuit architecture. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady III, Richard L Donaldson, October 8, 1996: US05563526 (256 worldwide citation)

A programmable mixed-mode circuit (180) has both digital (215,217) and analog (120,120',120") circuit portions. The digital portion (215,217) is provided by programmable digital logic. The analog portion (120,120',120") has a variety of analog circuits, including voltage references (218), high-speed ...


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Jose Alfredo Blakeley, Craig W Thompson: Apparatus and method for adding an associative query capability to a programming language. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady III, Richard L Donaldson, October 20, 1998: US05826077 (205 worldwide citation)

An object-oriented query language apparatus and method provides data abstraction, seamlessness with respect to the host programming language, set support orthogonal to persistence and strong typing. Such apparatus for processing queries includes a preprocessor to parse, optimize, and translate objec ...


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Peter J Maimone, Kurt P Wachtler, Tsen Hwang Lin, Mark W Heaton: Symmetrical microactuator structure for use in mass data storage devices, or the like. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, October 29, 2002: US06473274 (202 worldwide citation)

A microactuator includes a base, first microactuator elements carried by the base, a platform attached to the base, second microactuator elements carried by the platform, and the first microactuator elements being located substantially symmetrically on either side of a plane along a centerline of th ...


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Bryon L Williams, Laurinda W Ng, Darius L Crenshaw, Jose L Melendez: Mechanically assisted restoring force support for micromachined membranes. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady, Frederick J Telecky Jr, December 2, 2003: US06657832 (199 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes an integrated circuit switch including a membrane supported over a first conductor on a substrate, a conductive region on the membrane and connecting to the first conductor on the substrate, a pulldown electrode on the substrate and under the membrane and a pillar to s ...


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Kenneth M Shoquist, Gary C Young, Amy L Mathis, Bob W Withers: Automated procurement system with multi-system data access. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, Leo N Heiting, Richard L Donaldson, November 1, 1994: US05361199 (179 worldwide citation)

An automated procurement system, in which a buyer workstation is in communication with a mainframe database that stores global data relevant to procurement documents and reports. The workstation is programmed with an interactive buyer interface that displays procurement documents, provides support d ...


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Donald C Abbott, Raymond A Frechette: Lead frame structure for IC devices with strengthened encapsulation adhesion. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, W James Brady III, Richard L Donaldson, May 27, 1997: US05633528 (166 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to lead flames upon which chips (A or B) are mounted prior to encapsulation during IC device packaging. A lead frame structure (6) for manufacturing an IC device comprises a lead frame base (1) including a plurality of leads (10) and four first tie bar portions (16) extending ...


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Russell F Lewis, Floyd H Hollister, Dale A Cone: Writing tip position sensing and processing apparatus. Texas Instruments Incorporated, W Daniel Swayze Jr, Leo N Heiting, Richard L Donaldson, March 15, 1994: US05294792 (153 worldwide citation)

A self-contained pen computer is provided that is capable of acquiring data representative of written strokes of the stylus of the pen and then recognizing the symbols associated with these pen strokes, or compacting these strokes. These recognized symbols or compacted strokes are stored in a memory ...



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