William F Asip, Miklos L Bartha: System for remote monitoring and data transmission over non-dedicated telephone lines. Anthony H Handal, Michael N Meller, November 30, 1982: US04361851 (300 worldwide citation)

A system, consisting of a plurality of Remote Monitoring Units and a Central Computer, for automatically monitoring the selection of a Program Source made by a Subscriber. Each Remote Monitoring Unit has a microprocessor, associated Program and Data Memory, and Control and Interface circuitry. Each ...

Robert R Smyth: Mechanical automatic transmission. Lahive & Cockfield, November 30, 1982: US04361060 (235 worldwide citation)

An electro-mechanical automatic transmission system for use in motor vehicles. The automatic transmission comprises a mechanical transmission, gear synchronizer and clutch which have been automated by the addition of electro-mechanical and pneumatic operators and an analog and digital electronic con ...

Chester D Slocum, John R Batty Jr: Implant telemetry system. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, November 30, 1982: US04361153 (221 worldwide citation)

An externally generated myriametric frequency magnetic carrier signal is resonantly reflected by a tuned coil in an implant. The lagging phase angle of the reflected signal is modulated at very low power by varying the impedance across the tuned coil in accordance with a data input signal. An extern ...

Michael Minovitch: Automated road transportation system. Christie Parker & Hale, November 30, 1982: US04361202 (211 worldwide citation)

An automated transportation system for vehicular travel along a roadway is presented. The roadway can be any hard surface that contains an embedded metallic guiderail along its center. A proximity transducer (metal detector) installed under the vehicle, senses the metallic guiderail and sends steeri ...

Robert E Dyer, Murray C Carney: Billing recorder with non-volatile solid state memory. Sangamo Weston, Emrich Lee Brown & Hill, November 30, 1982: US04361877 (183 worldwide citation)

A billing recorder for providing a record of customer usage of electricity has a controller which may include a microprocessor for receiving and processing pulses from an electric meter. Data from one or more input channels is temporarily stored in random access memory by the controller in data word ...

Tommie L Barber, Miklos B Korodi, Steven J Davis, David A Schuldt, Paul E Christenson, Andrew C Towse, Donald S Jones, David J Roh: Security terminal for use with two-way interactive cable system. Warner Amex Cable Communications, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, November 30, 1982: US04361730 (163 worldwide citation)

A security terminal for use with a two-way interactive cable system. The security terminal develops alarm and supervisory signals, and controls their transmission over the cable when polled by a central station. The terminal discriminates between four different types of alarm condition (burglary, fi ...

Fedele A Noto: Very high speed duplicator with finishing function. Xerox Corporation, Bernard A Chiama, November 30, 1982: US04361393 (158 worldwide citation)

A collation/finishing system is disclosed for use with a very high speed, fully automated reproduction machine having a document handling apparatus, copy sheet processor, and a finishing station. In this arrangement, a sorter bin array is arranged to receive copy sheets on one side and to collate th ...

Alain Poignet, Claude Fournier, Martine Le Marouille: System for digitally transmitting and displaying data on television receiver screen. L Etat Francais, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, November 30, 1982: US04361848 (152 worldwide citation)

A teletext system for broadcast of pages of magazines to be displayed on television receiver screen. A subscriber entitled to receive a magazine can select a desired page thereof by actuating a keyboard to transmit 8-bit words belonging to two groups: first properly said character words and second f ...

Marshall E Deutsch, Louis W Mead: Test device and method for its use. Thyroid Diagnostics, November 30, 1982: US04361537 (132 worldwide citation)

A test device for determining a characteristic of a sample, particularly for determining substances in fluid samples. The device comprises a strip element which is composed of a material capable of transporting a developing fluid therealong by capillarity and which has a portion at a predetermined l ...

Mitsuko Asai, Kazuo Nakahama, Motowo Izawa: Fermentation process of preparing demethyl maytansinoids. Takeda Chemical, Wegner & Bretschneider, November 30, 1982: US04361650 (128 worldwide citation)

Novel demethylmaytansinoids representable by the formula: ##STR1## (wherein X is Cl or H; R.sub.1 is H or acyl group) are produced from maytansinoids by means of enzymic transformation. The demethylmaytansinoids are useful as antifungal, antiprotozoal or antitumor agents.