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James M Bornhorst: Computer controlled lighting system having automatically variable position, color, intensity and beam divergence. Vari Lite, Jerry W Mills, July 5, 1983: US04392187 (303 worldwide citation)

A lighting system (10) is disclosed which includes a control panel (12) for operating a plurality of lights (14) by means of a single two conductor signal cable (18) and a power cable (20). Two embodiments (30, 110) of lights (14) are provided for use in the present lighting system. In the first emb ...


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David A Saar, Richard T Walter: Method of charging batteries and apparatus therefor. Black & Decker, R B Sherer, Harold Weinstein, E D Murphy, July 5, 1983: US04392101 (256 worldwide citation)

A method of fast charging batteries by means of precise analysis of the profile of the variation with time of a characteristic of the battery which is indicative of the variation in stored chemical energy as the battery is charged. The method specifically comprises analyzing the profile for the occu ...


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Franklin Lim: Microcapsules containing viable tissue cells. Damon Corporation, Lahive & Cockfield, July 5, 1983: US04391909 (252 worldwide citation)

Tissue cells such as islet of Langerhans cells or liver cells are encapsulated within a spheroidal semipermeable membrane comprising a polysaccharide having acidic groups cross-linked with a polymer having a molecular weight greater than 3,000. The cells within the microcapsules are viable, healthy, ...


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David J Litman, Edwin F Ullman: Test strip kits in immunoassays and compositions therein. Syva Company, Bertram I Rowland, July 5, 1983: US04391904 (243 worldwide citation)

An assay method and compositions are provided for determining the presence of an analyte in a sample. The analyte is a member of an immunological pair (mip) of immunogens--ligand and receptor. The method has two basic elements: a solid surface to which one of the members of the immunological pair is ...


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Edward C Tibbals Jr: Electric motor drive with infinitely variable speed transmission. William R Loeffler, John E Reilly, July 5, 1983: US04391156 (199 worldwide citation)

A drive system adapted for use in motor vehicles comprises an infinitely variable speed drive transmission coupled to a DC motor, and the speed ratio of the transmission is controlled by a speed-responsive flyweight or governor so as to maintain the DC motor at its most efficient operating level.


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Robert Bauer: System for the determination of glucose in fluids. Miles Laboratories, Jerome L Jeffers, July 5, 1983: US04391906 (149 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves an improved test system for the determination of glucose in aqueous fluids of the type which comprises glucose oxidase, a peroxidatively active substance and chromogen. The improvement involves the use of m-anisidine as a chromogen which permits the semi-quantitative d ...


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Robert Bauer: System for the determination of glucose in fluids. Miles Laboratories, Jerome L Jeffers, July 5, 1983: US04391905 (146 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves an improved test system for the determination of glucose in aqueous fluids of the type which comprises glucose oxidase, a peroxidatively active substance and chromogen. The improvement involves the use of m-anisidine as a chromogen which permits the semi-quantitative d ...


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Rolf Schild, Denis G Melrose, Brian M Hawkins: Ventilated body support. Huntleigh Medical, Pennie & Edmonds, July 5, 1983: US04391009 (130 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a ventilated support for living bodies comprising an inflatable alternating pressure pad which is either enclosed by or forms a part of an air permeable plenum chamber through which air is pumped at low pressure to provide a source of ventilating air to a body resting on the support. Th ...


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Dieter Lutz: Elastic sole for a shoe incorporating a spring member. Sachs Systemtechnik, Toren McGeady and Stanger, July 5, 1983: US04391048 (124 worldwide citation)

An elastic sole for a shoe, such as a sport shoe, includes an outer sole with a profiled wearing surface and an inner sole. The inner sole forms at least one chamber. A spring member is located within the chamber and includes a plurality of elastomer spring elements and a tension rod extending throu ...


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Takashi Ohyagi: Paging receivers. Nippon Electric, Charles E Pfund, July 5, 1983: US04392135 (124 worldwide citation)

A paging receiver is provided having an information setter that includes a memory device for storing call numbers assigned the receiver to enable it to determine when it has been individually selected by a radio paging message. In addition to the call numbers, the memory device also stores receiver ...