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William B Noble, Bhadra K Patel, Jenny K Wang: Federated information management (FIM) system and method for providing data site filtering and translation for heterogeneous databases. Hughes Aircraft Company, G S Grunebach, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, May 27, 1997: US05634053 (358 worldwide citation)

A FIM system integrates data from a plurality of interconnected local databases to provide users with access to a virtual database. The FIM includes a user interface for generating a global query to search the virtual database, a smart dictionary database (SDD) that contains configuration data, a da ...


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David T Wilson, John E Wreede, John E Gunther, James A Arns: Holographic parking assistance device. Hughes Aircraft Company, Leonard A Alkov, W K Denson Low, April 11, 1995: US05406395 (313 worldwide citation)

An optical parking alignment system that includes at least one projector located on a vehicle for projecting a respective image forwardly of the vehicle, whereby alignment of the vehicle is indicated when each respective image is in focus on a screen disposed in front of the vehicle. The projector c ...


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Ronald G Hegg, Mao Jin Chern: Automotive instrument 3-D virtual image display. Hughes Aircraft Company, Leonard A Alkov, W K Denson Low, August 8, 1995: US05440428 (285 worldwide citation)

A compact, inexpensive and mass-producible optical display system for an automobile creates a dramatic and highly stylistic, sharp, high contrast and pleasing, multi-color or monochromatic 3-D magnified image of an instrument cluster, at least a portion of the 3-D image being located at a viewing di ...


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Chungte W Chen: Optical element employing aspherical and binary grating optical surfaces. Hughes Aircraft Company, William J Streeter, W K Denson Low, September 3, 1991: US05044706 (252 worldwide citation)

An optical element (12) has aspherical (14) and binary grating (16) optical surfaces. In the preferred embodiment, the optical element (12) is a positive meniscus optical element made of germanium having a useful spectral bandpass in the infrared wavelength region. A telescope (100) includes a first ...


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Ronald M Finnila: Process of manufacturing a three dimensional integrated circuit from stacked SOI wafers using a temporary silicon substrate. Hughes Aircraft Company, W C Schubert, W K Denson Low, June 20, 1995: US05426072 (238 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a first and a second Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) wafer, wherein each SOI wafer includes a silicon layer separated from a bulk silicon substrate by a layer of dielectric material, typically SiO2. Next, at least one electrical feedthrough is formed in each of the silicon layers an ...


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Gary K Miyahara: Efficient security kernel for the 80960 extended architecture. Hughes Aircraft Company, Leonard A Alkov, W K Denson Low, April 2, 1996: US05504814 (228 worldwide citation)

A computer security mechanism including an access control table specifying the predetermined access rights of each of a plurality of predetermined security subjects relative to predetermined security objects; a collection of mutually exclusive execution domains for each of the security subjects so t ...


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Paul F Carosa: Separable inductive coupler. Hughes Aircraft Company, L A Alkov, W K Denson Low, June 1, 1993: US05216402 (226 worldwide citation)

A separable inductive coupler for transferring electrical power across a dielectric medium using magnetic induction. Its coil geometry allows for easy disassembly of primary and secondary circuits. When primary and secondary coils are mated, an extremely low leakage inductance transformer is formed. ...


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J David Margerum, John H Erdmann, Khoon Cheng Lim: Dual PDLC-projection head-up display. Hughes Electronics, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, March 17, 1998: US05729242 (196 worldwide citation)

An optical system is provided that produces bright, high contrast head-up display images which are not adversely affected by the direct exposure to sunlight of the system's virtual image source. The optical system comprises a light source system which projects a focused light beam to a segmented, el ...


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Joseph S Ng: Automated wireless preventive maintenance monitoring system for magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) trains and other vehicles. Hughes Aircraft Company, W K Denson Low, August 29, 1995: US05445347 (191 worldwide citation)

A status monitor and diagnostic unit (SMDU) (12) is provided in every car (14,16) of a magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) train (18) or other vehicle, and includes sensors (38,40,42,44,48,52) for monitoring the operational status or condition of the car (14,16). Network status interface units (NSIU) (22) ...


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Ronald V Peterson, Wilfried Krone Schmidt: System for precision cleaning by jet spray. Hughes Aircraft Company, M E Lachman, M W Sales, W K Denson Low, May 31, 1994: US05315793 (181 worldwide citation)

A system for precision cleaning of contaminants from the surface of a substrate, such as delicate surfaces or precision parts, utilizing streams of carbon dioxide snow or other cleaning gas. The system includes an enclosed or sealed cleaning container in which at least one jet spray device is housed ...