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James R Scribner, Thomas G Brown, Anthony Caracciolo Jr: Method of collecting and using data associated with tagged objects. Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 18, 1987: US04688026 (385 worldwide citation)

Tags capable of wirelessly transmitting unique codes when energized by radio frequency (RF) energy are used to identify a variety of different locations and objects. A portable battery-powered unit having digital storage capabilities is designed to be transported to the general location of the tagge ...


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Craig W Thompson, Kenneth M Ross: Natural-language interface generating system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, August 18, 1987: US04688195 (310 worldwide citation)

A system for interactively generating a natural-language input interface, without any computer-skill programming work being required. The natural-language menu interface thus generated provides a menu-selection technique whereby a totally unskilled computer user, who need not even be able to type, c ...


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Arthur R Bloch, Kenneth A Bloch: Video recording system. Thomas M Freiburger, August 18, 1987: US04688105 (297 worldwide citation)

A video recording system enables self-service production of vended videocassette recordings to a user or customer, with user control of several features. Preferably the system includes forming a composite video picture with the user's image in combination with a user-selected background sequence. Co ...


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Bhagirath S Joshi: Computer software security system. J S Iandiorio, Douglas E Denninger, August 18, 1987: US04688169 (249 worldwide citation)

A computer software security system for restricting execution of a computer program to a particular machine, including means for storing a machine identification code in the program and means for determining the presence of the machine identification code in the means for storing during execution of ...


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Rodney W Salo, Brian D Pederson: Biomedical method and apparatus for controlling the administration of therapy to a patient in response to changes in physiologic demand. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, August 18, 1987: US04686987 (243 worldwide citation)

A biomedical apparatus capable of sensing changes in the heart's ventricular volume or stroke volume and then changing the operating performance of the device in a fashion as a function of stroke volume. A relatively low frequency signal (under 5 KHz) is applied between spaced electrodes disposed in ...


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Marwan Hannon, Mark L Denekamp: Integrated cargo security system. David B Harrison, August 18, 1987: US04688244 (237 worldwide citation)

An integrated cargo transportation security system is provided for a fleet of enclosed cargo transportation containers. Each container includes a subsystem including a door sensor for sensing access door opening and closure, a module unit including a connecting frame for a removable module and cabli ...


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John Nash: Spiral wire bearing for rotating wire drive catheter. August 18, 1987: US04686982 (237 worldwide citation)

A recanalizing catheter comprising a very small diameter, elongated, flexible tubular member having a distal end at which a tool is mounted for high speed rotation. A flexible drive assembly is located within the tubular member to power the tool. In one embodiment the drive assembly comprises a spir ...


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Hans A Schaeffer: Dental preparation, article and method for storage and delivery thereof. Darby & Darby, August 18, 1987: US04687663 (217 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for cleaning teeth including extruding a first semi-solid component including hydrogen peroxide as an active ingredient, and extruding a second semi-solid component comprising sodium bicarbonate as an active ingredient, the first and second components being suitable for oral us ...


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Kees J Van Tillburg: Shaped sanitary napkin with flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, Thomas J Slone, Frederick H Braun, Richard C Witte, August 18, 1987: US04687478 (203 worldwide citation)

A shaped sanitary napkin. The sanitary napkin of this invention has an absorbent means, such as an absorbent core, and two flaps extending outwardly from the absorbent means. Each flap is associated with the absorbent means along a nonlinear line of juncture and each has two axes of flexibility. In ...


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Leon T Snyder, Frank A Scarfone, James L Reuss, George V Campen, George H Yates: Multi-channel ventilation monitor and method. Tri Fund Research Corporation, John H Faro, August 18, 1987: US04686999 (192 worldwide citation)

The ventilation monitor of this invention includes a plurality of discrete sensors and a plurality of independent channels for processing the input signals from each of the discrete sensors. The principle category of sensor used in conjunction with this ventilation monitor is capable of the receptio ...