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Inge S Telnaes: Electronic gaming device utilizing a random number generator for selecting the reel stop positions. Gerald L Moore, May 15, 1984: US04448419 (887 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine of the type utilizing rotating reels (16) which carry on the periphery a plurality of indicia, a brake (19) to stop the reels at a selected position and a random number generator for selecting the reel stopping position. Numbers are assigned to the reel stopping positions and entere ...


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Lazar I Rodnyansky, Viktor K Gupalov: Implantable correctant of a spinal curvature and a method for treatment of a spinal curvature. Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, May 15, 1984: US04448191 (285 worldwide citation)

The implantable correctant of a spinal curvature of the present invention comprises a flat rod made from an elastic material and shaped as an arc, said rod being positioned on one side of the spinous processes with its convexity towards the convexity of the spine, and a device for fixing the rod on ...


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Guy M Kelly, John B Roes, Samuel B Walker, Bruce A Beach: Touch panel passenger self-ticketing system. Cubic Western Data, Brown & Martin, May 15, 1984: US04449186 (284 worldwide citation)

An automated system for vending airline tickets to credit card purchasers based upon reservation data stored in a central host computer, without the intervention of any ticket agents. A plurality of remote ticket terminals each include a credit card reader, video monitor, ticket printer, local compu ...


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John DiGiovanni, Szabolcs M Vigh, William P McVay, Anthony S Miksza Jr: Full stroke compelling mechanism for surgical instrument with drum drive. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, May 15, 1984: US04448194 (255 worldwide citation)

An actuating mechanism is provided for a hand-operated surgical instrument having at least one operating member. The operating member is engaged by or extends from a flexible pusher member wound at least partially around the circumference of a drum and secured thereto. A pinion is connected to the d ...


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Robert T Price: Televison programming information system. Ralph B Pastoriza, May 15, 1984: US04449249 (217 worldwide citation)

Up to date television programming information along with a commercial is provided for a viewer of television independent of the viewer's television set. Such is accomplished by a radio either AM or FM which broadcasts first and second subcarrier signals carrying respectively a commercial and up to d ...


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Luigi Zaino: Shoe with its vamp zonally covered with injected plastics material securely bonded to the fabric. Nouva Zarine S p A Construzione Macchine E Stampi Per Calzature, Steinberg & Raskin, May 15, 1984: US04447967 (209 worldwide citation)

A shoe comprises a sock formed of fabric material and a reinforcing structure of plastic material which is directly injected onto the sock. The reinforcing structure covers predetermined parts of the sock to form a toe region, a reinforcement for the heel region, an edging which surrounds the shoe o ...


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Paul F Turner: Invasive hyperthermia apparatus and method. BSD Medical Corporation, Hubbard Thurman Turner & Tucker, May 15, 1984: US04448198 (194 worldwide citation)

Invasive hyperthermia apparatus includes an electromagnetic energy radiation source, and a plurality of applicators. Each applicator is adapted for insertion into body tissue and radiating electromagnetic energy therein. Interconnected between the applicators and the radiation source are a power spl ...


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Samuel A Leslie, Robert C Schwartz: Battery saving radio circuit and system. General Electric Company, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 15, 1984: US04449248 (191 worldwide citation)

An improved battery saving circuit for radio receivers and/or radio transceivers and/or radio communication systems of same under the control of one or more control radio transmitters and/or transceivers. The "on" and "off" time intervals for the battery saving circuits in all remote radio receivers ...


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Barry L Rubinson, Edward A Gardner, William A Grace, Richard F Lary, Dale R Keck: Interface between a pair of processors, such as host and peripheral-controlling processors in data processing systems. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, May 15, 1984: US04449182 (179 worldwide citation)

An interface mechanism (10) between two processors, such as a host processor (70) and a processor (31) in an intelligent controller (30) for mass storage devices (40), and utilizing a set of data structures employing a dedicated communications region (80A) in host memory (80). Interprocessor command ...


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Norman C Seiler, Thomas J Nixon, George A Waschka Jr: Orderwire communication system. Harris Corporation, Antonelli Terry & Wands, May 15, 1984: US04449246 (172 worldwide citation)

An orderwire scheme for a multichannel repeated communication network contains an auxiliary communication link that is coupled to communication sites along the network and is configured of a pair of orderwire links each formed of a conventional interstitial copper wire pair. To carry out supervisory ...