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Preston Jett, Lawrence E Larson, Bret A Pollack, David A Rowe: Baseband signal converter for a wideband impulse radio receiver. Time Domain Corporation, Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson PC, July 16, 2002: US06421389 (177 worldwide citation)

A baseband signal converter device for an impulse radio receiver combines multiple converter circuits and an RF amplifier in a single integrated circuit package. Each converter circuit includes an integrator circuit that integrates a portion of each RF pulse during a sampling period triggered by a t ...


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John I Shipp: LED illumination system for endoscopic cameras. Apollo Camera, I C Waddey Jr, Waddey & Patterson, September 10, 2002: US06449006 (163 worldwide citation)

An illumination system for an endoscopic camera has a plurality of light emitting diodes mounted to a substrate. The substrate is adapted for attachment at the distal end of the endoscope. Each LED is contained within a reflector cup which directs the angular dispersion of emitted light toward the o ...


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Thomas Gerard Berent, Dennis Wayne Hurst, Thomas Edward Patton, Julie Elizabeth Warpool, Donald C Reig, William Howard Whittle: Electronic on-line motor vehicle auction and information system. ADT Automotive, Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson P C, December 21, 1999: US06006201 (148 worldwide citation)

An electronic auction and motor vehicle auction information system allows remote users to interactively participate in motor vehicle auction sales of motor vehicles using a personal computer. Additional user applications associated with the system permit users to access and search a system database ...


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Robert T Pack, Moenes Z Iskarous, Kazuhiko Kawamura: Climber robot. Vanderbilt University, Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson, September 3, 1996: US05551525 (130 worldwide citation)

A climber robot has front and rear legs joined together by a pivoting knee joint and having pivoting ankle joints at their distal ends. Pneumatic muscle pairs attached to each leg allow the robot to move vertically and horizontally and make easy transitions over obstacles and from the horizontal to ...


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John I Shipp: Surgical irrigation apparatus and methods for use. Apollo Camera, Waddey & Patterson, December 19, 2000: US06162194 (127 worldwide citation)

A surgical irrigation apparatus includes a disposable assembly and a reusable assembly. The disposable assembly includes an irrigation fluid pump and a handpiece having a supply passage for delivery of irrigation fluid to the surgical site. The re-usable assembly includes a motor and a power source. ...


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John I Shipp: Voice controlled medical text and image reporting system. Apollo Camera, Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson, February 29, 2000: US06031526 (118 worldwide citation)

A system for generating electronic and printed medical records provides automatic integration of captured video still images and voice dictated information concerning the image. A voice recognition module allows the system to respond to voice commands and automatically transcribes the dictated text ...


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Robin H Hines, Patrick J Murphy, William L Goodman, Matthew A Johnson: Tilt-compensated laser rangefinder. Opti Logic Corporation, Waddey & Patterson PC, Howard H Bayless, March 29, 2005: US06873406 (115 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a laser ranging device that incorporates an internal tilt sensor, an internal temperature sensor, and an internal pressure sensor. The tilt sensor is used to measure the target's vertical angle relative to the horizontal reference plane. Digital signal processing circuitry c ...


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John I Shipp: Surgical ligation clip with increased ligating force. Lucian Wayne Beavers, Waddey & Patterson, September 18, 2001: US06290575 (113 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for surface treatment of surgical operating instruments so as to provide an extremely effective gripping surface of the instrument which very effectively grips a patient's tissue. Particularly the process is applicable to surgical ligation clips and clip appliers, which ar ...


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John I Shipp: Battery identification and power interrupt system. Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson, February 10, 1998: US05717306 (108 worldwide citation)

A system for battery identification and interruption of power to a battery powered device includes a battery pack having an encoder in which battery identification data is digitally stored. A decoder incorporated in the battery powered device receives and processes battery identification data and co ...


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John I Shipp: Video imaging system and method using a single full frame sensor and sequential color object illumination. Apollo Camera L L C, Mark J Patterson, Waddey & Patterson, April 18, 1995: US05408268 (104 worldwide citation)

A sequential video imaging system uses a video sensor having full frame whereby image data is moved from sensor image elements to a video amplifier. The object being viewed is sequentially illuminated with colored light sources to produce RGB or luminance and chrominance video signals. A digital sig ...