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David P Rubincam: Electronic book. Donald A Kettlestrings, June 26, 1979: US04159417 (134 worldwide citation)

The contents of a book, magazine or the like are digitally encoded onto a memory, and the memory is removably insertable into a portable book-like apparatus whereby the encoded information can be displayed on a screen of the apparatus.


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Vera L Barnes, Thomas J Dodds Jr, Harold F Gibson, Carl M Campbell Jr: Communications line authentication device. Burroughs Corporation, Mark T Starr, June 26, 1979: US04159468 (125 worldwide citation)

A device for insertion in a communications line for verifying message integrity within a significant portion of existing communications networks. At the transmitter end, the device receives plain text messages from the communications line, generates an authentication field by encrypting the plain te ...


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Willard E Kehoe, R Trezevant Wigfall: Portable electronic language translation device. Willard E Kehoe, June 26, 1979: US04159536 (119 worldwide citation)

A portable electronic language translation apparatus including a keyboard for receiving operator entered words in one language and a memory such as a programmable read only memory controlled by a microprocessor for comparing and analyzing each letter or group of letters of the keyboard entered word ...


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Dale R Greve, Turner W Richards: Fire door core. Georgia Pacific Corporation, John T Synnestvedt, Kenneth P Synnestvedt, June 26, 1979: US04159302 (116 worldwide citation)

A fire door core in which the major ingredient is expanded perlite and including, as minor ingredients, set gypsum, set hydraulic cement and an organic binder, and having a density of no greater than about 30 lbs. per cubic foot, and preferably including unexpanded vermiculite, clay, and fibrous rei ...


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Robert Le Salver, Dominique Poupard: Damper device, in particular for the suspension of an engine. Automobiles Peugeot, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, June 26, 1979: US04159091 (111 worldwide citation)

The device comprises two armatures one of which is for connection to a support and the other is for connection to a suspended element. A block of elastic material is interposed between, and defines with, the two armatures a closed enclosure. A partition wall provided with at least one calibrated ori ...


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Henry A F Rocha, Charles E Thomas: Ultrasonic multi-sector scanner. General Electric Company, Donald R Campbell, Joseph T Cohen, Marvin Snyder, June 26, 1979: US04159462 (89 worldwide citation)

A steered beam B-scan ultrasonic imaging system has a linear transducer array divisible into multiple sub-arrays of transducer elements each operable to perform a sector scan, with the origin points displaced longitudinally along the array between sector scans. The system performs overlapping sector ...


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Milton P Chernack, Armand A Fiorenza: Integral snap action hinge. Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, June 26, 1979: US04158902 (88 worldwide citation)

An improved integral snap action hinge comprises first and second main parts joined together by a plurality of hinge straps each of which includes a flexible intermediate portion which portions are aligned to define a hinge line which accommodates opening and closing of the hinge. Improved hinge als ...


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Alfred Dana III: Flashing discoshoes. Disco Enterprises, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 26, 1979: US04158922 (81 worldwide citation)

A lighted shoe having a solid state oscillator circuit for causing periodic flashing on and off of a light associated with the shoe. A tilt switch may also be associated with the light or lights, and a three-position manual switch provided having one position wherein the light flashes periodically o ...


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Richard V Worrell: Patellar prosthesis and method of implanting the same. June 26, 1979: US04158894 (81 worldwide citation)

A patellar prosthesis has a hollow body portion providing a convex articulating surface on one side and a mounting chamber on its opposite side which provides a peripheral seating rim. An anchoring stem is attached to the body portion within the mounting recess and extends in a direction outwardly t ...


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John S Vander Laan, Robert A Bouvier: Shock absorber with adjustable spring load. Edgar W Averill Jr, June 26, 1979: US04159105 (69 worldwide citation)

A device for modifying a shock absorber so that the preload of the shock absorber spring may be adjusted. The device has a chamber member having a cylindrical inner member with an inside diameter slightly larger than the outside diameter of the shock absorber body. The chamber also has a cylindrical ...