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Mark Schneider: Measuring position and orientation using magnetic fields. CorMedica Corporation, William L Feeney, Miles & Stockbridge P C, June 6, 2000: US06073043 (263 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the position and orientation of a remote object relative to a reference coordinate frame includes a plurality of field-generating elements for generating electromagnetic fields, a drive for applying, to the generating elements, signals that generate a plurality ...


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George S Abela, Stephan E Friedl, Eric D Mathews: Cardiac ablation catheters and method. Abela Laser Systems, University of Florida, William L Feeney, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, November 7, 1995: US05464404 (162 worldwide citation)

A catheter uses a steerable outer catheter with an inner catheter rotatable and extendable with respect to the outer catheter. The outer catheter may be positioned within a patient's heart and a portion of the outer catheter may provide movement like that of a windshield wiper by manipulation of a s ...


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Mark R Schneider, Christopher D Conover: Position and orientation measuring with magnetic fields. CorMedica Corporation, William L Feeney Esq, Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, July 30, 2002: US06427079 (147 worldwide citation)

Splines of magnetic field values are used by a processor to determine location parameters in a remote location determination system. The location determination system is used on a laser catheter that is operable to perform myocardial revascularization. An automatic calibration technique compensates ...


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Robert A Bednarek, Philip A Rubin: GPS TV set top box with regional restrictions. Philip A Rubin and Associates, William L Feeney, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke P C, December 28, 1999: US06009116 (112 worldwide citation)

An integrated receiver decoder (IRD), commonly called a set-top box, has a global positioning system (GPS) receiver. The GPS receiver checks to see if the IRD is at an authorized location and allows descrambling of video signals only if the location is authorized. A central access control system, re ...


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David R Huber: Switch and insertion networks in optical cable TV system. Ciena Corporation, William L Feeney, Margaret A Burke, August 19, 1997: US05659351 (76 worldwide citation)

An optical cable television system provides a large channel capacity and uses shared resources, whereby the more expensive hardware is shared over a large number of customers so as to minimize the cost per customer. A video switch network is provided which minimizes the temptation of subscribers to ...


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David R Huber: Optical system with tunable in-fiber gratings. Ciena Corporation, William L Feeney, Margaret A Burke, November 26, 1996: US05579143 (67 worldwide citation)

An optical cable television system provides a large channel capacity and uses shared resources, whereby the more expensive hardware is shared over a large number of customers so as to minimize the cost per customer. A video switch network is provided which minimizes the temptation of subscribers to ...


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Abbulkader Omar Barbir: Method and apparatus for performing simultaneous data compression and encryption. Deloitte & Touche, William L Feeney, Miles & Stockbridge P C, September 19, 2000: US06122379 (63 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing simultaneous data compression and encryption both compresses and encrypts data in a single step. The invention includes a novel modeling method for use in conjunction with a coder, such as an arithmetic coder. The modeling method introduces randomness into the c ...


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David R Huber: Optical amplifiers with flattened gain curves. Ciena Corporation, William L Feeney, Margaret A Burke, September 17, 1996: US05557442 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to optical systems having optical amplifiers with flattened gain curves. In one embodiment, the invention comprises an optical amplifier system having an optical input fiber and an optical amplifier device connected to receive optical input signals from the optical inpu ...


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David R Huber: Addressable grating modulation system for optical cable TV system. William L Feeney, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, November 14, 1995: US05467212 (43 worldwide citation)

An optical cable television system provides a large channel capacity and uses shared resources, whereby the more expensive hardware is shared over a large number of customers so as to minimize the cost per customer. A video switch network is provided which minimizes the temptation of subscribers to ...


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David R Huber: Optical amplifier systems with add/drop multiplexing. Ciena Corporation, William L Feeney, Margaret A Burke, February 4, 1997: US05600473 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to optical amplifier systems which include optical add/drop multiplexing capabilities. The optical amplifier system includes a first optical circulator with at least three circulator ports. An optical transmission fiber optically communicates with the first circulator p ...