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Roy A G Ludlow, Ramon De Beneducci: Gaming apparatus. Project Design Technology, W Thad Adams III, November 15, 1994: US05364100 (238 worldwide citation)

In a gaming machine having a set of reels (8) with fruit symbols equi-spaced around their peripheral edges, two of the reels (8) may each be provided with a shield (10) which would normally conceal the respective symbols from the player's view through the machine window. After a play when the reels ...


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Guy Brillard, Eric Brillard, Jean Claude Crueize: Electronic anti-collison device carried on board a vehicle. II BC SYS, W Thad Adams III, February 22, 1994: US05289182 (179 worldwide citation)

An electronic device for being carried on a vehicle for transmitting information to a vehicle following it over a given route. The electronic device is also intended to receive information coming from a vehicle preceding it over the same route. The device includes a transmitter for transmitting info ...


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Gunnar K Lofgren, Goran P R Netzler: Apparatus and method for optical guidance system for automatic guided vehicle. NDC Technologies, W Thad Adams III, December 2, 1986: US04626995 (169 worldwide citation)

An optical guidance system for remotely controlled, self-propelled vehicles in which a single light source is used as an aiming point by the vehicle. The light source is detected by a camera lens and the vehicle is maneuvered according to the position of the light within the field of view of the len ...


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James C Sweet, William S Smith: Laminated wood flooring product and wood floor. Premier Wood Floors, W Thad Adams III, February 1, 1994: US05283102 (151 worldwide citation)

A wood flooring product for assembly into a wood floor is disclosed. The flooring product includes a top, decorative layer, an intermediate layer bonded to the top layer, and a base layer bonded to the intermediate layer. The top, intermediate and base layers are bonded in registration to define a l ...


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Fredrik Holmquist: Optical navigation system for an automatic guided vehicle, and method. NDC Technologies, W Thad Adams III, August 15, 1989: US04858132 (149 worldwide citation)

A navigation system for guiding an automatically guided vehicle along a variable, predetermined path defined by a plurality of fixed, spaced-apart points. A target is positioned at each spaced-apart point defining the target which includes first and light sources spaced horizontally apart. A light r ...


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Daniel L Brier: Moisture-management sock and shoe for creating a moisture managing environment for the feet. W Thad Adams III, October 11, 1994: US05353524 (143 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a moisture management sock and shoe. The sock includes a multi-layer moisture-wicking panel extending from a front ankle portion of the sock to a front toe portion of the sock. The moisture wicking panel is generally co-extensive with an area of the foot covered by the tongu ...


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Richard W Dixon, Tommy G Plant, Ralph J Nolan Jr: Seat bottom extension mechanism for passenger seats. Burns Aerospace Corporation, W Thad Adams III P A, October 1, 1996: US05560681 (104 worldwide citation)

A seat having a seat frame mounting a seat bottom, a seat back extending upwardly from the back of the seat bottom and a leg rest extending downwardly in an area forward of a front side of the seat bottom. The seat includes the combination of a seat bottom extension for increasing or decreasing the ...


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Darl J Bolyard, James E Price, Dicky R Welch, Gerhard Henn, Jurgen Petzold: Low profile hardwood flooring strip and method of manufacture. Triangle Pacific Corporation, W Thad Adams III P A, January 28, 1997: US05597024 (101 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a hardwood flooring product, including the steps of processing a strip of raw wood into a blank having a predetermined thickness and width, and top and bottom surfaces defining parallel planes relative to each other, and splitting the blank along the width of the blank from one ...


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William T Whitlow: Fan brake for textile cleaning machine. W Thad Adams III, September 13, 1994: US05345649 (99 worldwide citation)

A traveling, rail-mounted overhead cleaner for cleaning textile processing machines and adjacent floor areas. The cleaner includes a cleaner chassis, drive means for moving the cleaner along the rail, fan means for generating an air flow, conduit means cooperating with said fan means for applying th ...


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Volker S Valentin: Window systems. L B Plastics, W Thad Adams III, March 31, 1992: US05099624 (92 worldwide citation)

A set of components for use in constructing a sliding sash window comprises an outer frame member having parallel longitudinally extending channels or recesses therein adapted to accommodate balance spring mechanisms, cover members engageable with the outer frame in order to enclose or partially enc ...