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Chen Feng, Ynjiun P Wang: Portable data collection device with LED targeting and illumination assembly. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, July 21, 1998: US05783811 (330 worldwide citation)

The device includes an imaging assembly including a two dimensional (2D) photosensor array overlied by a RGB color filter. The imaging assembly includes an illumination assembly providing a relatively uniform illumination pattern over an imaging target area. The illumination assembly includes a plur ...


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Chen Feng, Ynjiun P Wang: Portable data collection device with viewing assembly. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, August 11, 1998: US05793033 (277 worldwide citation)

A portable data collection device. The device includes an imaging assembly including a two dimensional (2D) photosensor array. The imaging assembly is selectively actuatable with a first trigger for reading a target dataform in the imaging assembly's target area and actuatable with a second trigger ...


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Chen Feng, Ynjiun P Wang: Imaging based slot dataform reader. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, February 10, 1998: US05717195 (261 worldwide citation)

A fixed position dataform reader reads a dataform printed on a substrate and passed through a desired target area. The reader comprises a housing, a first camera assembly, image processing and decoder circuitry, and a mounting support. The housing has a base surface, a face surface, and at least one ...


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Usama Fayyad, Paul S Bradley, Cory A Reina: Scalable system for clustering of large databases having mixed data attributes. Microsoft Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, June 17, 2003: US06581058 (76 worldwide citation)

One exemplary embodiment of a scalable clustering algorithm accesses a database of records having attributes or data fields of both enumerated discrete and ordered values and brings a portion of the data records into a rapid access memory. A cluster model for the data includes a table of probabiliti ...


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Usama Fayyad, Paul S Bradley: Method for refining the initial conditions for clustering with applications to small and large database clustering. Microsoft Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, September 5, 2000: US06115708 (41 worldwide citation)

As an optimization problem, clustering data (unsupervised learning) is known to be a difficult problem. Most practical approaches use a heuristic, typically gradient-descent, algorithm to search for a solution in the huge space of possible solutions. Such methods are by definition sensitive to start ...


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Clifford Brake, Lee Leppo: Multiple station charging apparatus with single charging power supply for parallel charging. Telxon Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, July 14, 1998: US05780991 (39 worldwide citation)

A charging apparatus with multiple charge stations is disclosed. The apparatus includes a single power supply which operates under the control of a microprocessor to charge a plurality of battery packs disposed in respective charging stations. Associated with each charging station is a wiring harnes ...


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Arthur James Harvey: Radio frequency powered switch. Delta Systems, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, September 9, 2003: US06618022 (39 worldwide citation)

A self contained radio frequency identification integrated circuit (RFIDIC) switch. The RFIDIC switch includes a switch housing, a radio frequency identification integrated circuit enclosed in the switch housing and an actuator extending into the switch housing. The RFIDIC is powered by a radio freq ...


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Darryle E Bates, Scott S Kalanish: Electrically operated material dispensing gun and method. Essex Specialty Products, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, June 8, 1999: US05909830 (38 worldwide citation)

An electrically actuated material dispensing gun is disclosed having a body including a handle section and an elongate cartridge support section extending outwardly from the handle section. The cartridge support section includes a cartridge support space and an apertured end wall for receiving a car ...


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Ronald D Ingraham: Magnetic field energy responsive position sensing apparatus and method. Nartron Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, August 4, 1998: US05789915 (33 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns magnetic field energy responsive position sensing apparatus and method. A Hall sensor has an element defining a generally planar active face and circuitry coupled to said Hall sensor for producing a two state electrical output signal in response to magnetic field energy in a r ...


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Michael Strazzanti: Headlight masking method and apparatus. Illume L L C, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, December 10, 2002: US06491416 (32 worldwide citation)

A headlamp assembly having a headlamp bulb for emitting light and a bulb housing having a light transmissive portion for transmitting light from the headlamp bulb to an illumination zone. The housing is coated with a coating material which covers a selected region of the light transmissive portion o ...



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