Richard A Hedges, David L Shockley, Stanley C Fralick, Paul H Kane: Remote gaming system. Townsend & Townsend, August 21, 1984: US04467424 (519 worldwide citation)

A remote gaming system for use with a wagering or gambling establishment such as a casino to enable a player's participation in a selected one of a plurality of wagering games from a remote location. The system includes a croupier station, a credit station and a player station remotely located from ...

Barry B White: Virtual storage system and method. Storage Technology Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, August 21, 1984: US04467421 (302 worldwide citation)

A virtual storage system for use in conjunction with a host computer is disclosed. The system features a memory control processor external to the host computer which divides user-defined data sets into blocks of a size convenient for storage on, e.g., magnetic media and individually assigns these bl ...

Juergen Hilmann, Rolf Ruediger Hoffmann, Wolfgang Muetzel, Ingfried Zimmermann: Carrier liquid solutions for the production of gas microbubbles, preparation thereof, and use thereof as contrast medium for ultrasonic diagnostics. Schering Aktiengesellschaft, Millen & White, August 21, 1984: US04466442 (260 worldwide citation)

The useful lifetime and the amount of microbubbles of a size less than 50 .mu.m produced by mechanical agitation of an aqueous liquid employed as an ultrasonic contrast medium are increased by employing a liquid containing dissolved therein a tenside which reduces the surface tension of the liquid a ...

Jean H Mollier: Process and system for transmission of signed messages. Compagnie Internationale pour l Informatique Cii Honeywell Bull, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, August 21, 1984: US04467139 (150 worldwide citation)

The transmission of signed messages occurs between a transmitter (1) and a receiver (3) connected by a transmission line system (2). The transmitter (1) and the receiver (3) respectively comprise a coding device 7 and a decoding device 11. Means 4 situated at the transmitter supply a signature SG as ...

Herbert Stopper: Wafer scale integrated circuit. Burroughs Corporation, Charles J Fassbender, Lynn L Augspurger, Kevin R Peterson, August 21, 1984: US04467400 (123 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a substrate for an array of integrated circuit dice 10' disposed in a regular array on the monolithic wafer substrate 1. Also disposed on the wafer substrate 1 is a network 11' interconnecting various circuits 10', with other integrated circuits, disposed in the array formed on the wafe ...

Duane E Bacon, Spencer S Hecox: Methods of and apparatus for electroplating preselected surface regions of electrical articles. AT&T Technologies, W O Schellin, August 21, 1984: US04466864 (118 worldwide citation)

An article, such as a semiconductor wafer (31), is selectively electrolytically plated to form metal deposits, such as contacts (26), adjacent to anodes of diode regions within such wafer by mounting the wafer in a plating chamber (36) opposite first and second electrodes (61 and 62), filling the ch ...

Tomio Murayama, Fujio Moriguchi, Masami Kurata, Takashi Omori: Control system for reading device. Fuji Xerox, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, August 21, 1984: US04467365 (118 worldwide citation)

A plurality of image sensors cover overlapping regions and provide output signals which are selected during nonoverlapping times and combined into a synthetic video signal. The timing of all sensor selections except the first are keyed to the first so that adjustment of the first starting time can m ...

Frederick H Lamothe II: Optical fluid lens. D Paul Weaver, August 21, 1984: US04466706 (116 worldwide citation)

A lens particularly for applications requiring a large lens eliminates costly grinding and polishing operations. The lens embodies an adjustable chamber containing an optical fluid which can be pressurized in varying degrees by altering the size of the chamber. Resilient optical diaphragms at the en ...

Reginald F H McCoy: Transmitting two television signals through one channel. August 21, 1984: US04467356 (113 worldwide citation)

Two input pictures are each compressed horizontally, one to three-quarters width, the other to one-quarter width, and combined side-by-side to form a single picture suitable for transmission over a standard link. The two signals are interchanged on alternate fields. Bandwidth limiting in the transmi ...

William M Murray: Bone cement nozzle and method. Thomas Hooker, August 21, 1984: US04466435 (111 worldwide citation)

An improved bone cement nozzle and method for use in filling a long bone medullary canal with bone cement. The nozzle includes an expandable shield which scrapes the canal wall and pressurizes the cement as it enters the canal so that it flows into interstices in the bone.