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Hilario Vazquez Jr, Paul R Yarnold: Gaming device having player selectable winning combinations. Bally Manufacturing Corporation, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, September 22, 1987: US04695053 (1025 worldwide citation)

A gaming device of the type that utilizes multiple rotatable reels or a video display to display a random combination of predetermined symbols, and which issues a win indication or a payout whenever one of several predetermined winning combinations of symbols is obtained. Certain ones of the predete ...


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Michael I Lawson: Absorbent article having dual cuffs. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Richard C Witte, September 22, 1987: US04695278 (626 worldwide citation)

An integral disposable absorbent article such as a diaper having a liquid pervious topsheet, a liquid impervious backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, at least one elastically contractible gasketing cuff, and at least one barrier cuff. The barrier cuff has a p ...


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Preston E Blair, Frank S Preston: TV animation interactively controlled by the viewer. September 22, 1987: US04695953 (497 worldwide citation)

The motion picture branching method is superseded by an animation method which enables rapid and repeated switching of multiple tracks of different camera-originated animation of the same character during continuous action in a scene, and enables branching at the termination of an action to multiple ...


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Robert J Rose, Russell L Trimble: Modular medication dispensing system and apparatus utilizing portable memory device. Kinney & Lange, September 22, 1987: US04695954 (495 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus and method for dispsensing medications prescribed by a doctor or other medical personnel. A portable memory device (such as a magnetic card) is used to store data representing prescription information. Prescription information is encoded into the memory device by a programming de ...


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Brian C Weiner, Sarah H Weiner: Inflatable gastric device for treating obesity and method of using the same. Cooper Dunham Griffin & Moran, September 22, 1987: US04694827 (335 worldwide citation)

A balloon insertable and inflatable in the stomach to deter ingestion of food and having, when inflated, a plurality of smooth-surfaced convex protrusions disposed to permit engagement of the stomach wall by the balloon only at spaced localities, for minimizing mechanical trauma of the stomach wall ...


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Terry W Johnson, Daryl E Harms, Ricky L Curl: Electronic information dissemination system. Postron, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, September 22, 1987: US04695880 (309 worldwide citation)

An electronic information dissemination system electronically distributes information such as bulk mailed letters, bills, and other information from one or more sources to each of a plurality of remote stations located in homes or businesses. The system includes individually addressable receiver/dec ...


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Charles R Stahl, Michael A Gibson, Christian W Knudsen: Thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus. Carbotek, Neal J Mosely, September 22, 1987: US04694907 (301 worldwide citation)

A thermally-enhanced oil recovery method and apparatus for exploiting deep well reservoirs utilizes electric downhole steam generators to provide supplemental heat to generate high quality steam from hot pressurized water which is heated at the surface. A downhole electric heater placed within a wel ...


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David R Hall: Rock bit with diamond tip inserts. Smith International, Christie Parker & Hale, September 22, 1987: US04694918 (251 worldwide citation)

A percussion rock bit comprises a steel body having means for connection to a drill string at one end and having a plurality of inserts at the other end for crushing rock at the bottom of a hole being drilled. The inserts have a cemented tungsten carbide body partially embedded in the steel bit and ...


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Lee S Weinblatt: Television viewer meter. Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, September 22, 1987: US04695879 (239 worldwide citation)

A technique is provided for monitoring the viewing habits of individuals in selected households. A stationary monitoring unit is provided which cooperates with a portable monitoring unit designed to be worn on the head of the individuals in such household. The stationary monitoring unit includes a t ...


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John F Krumme: Autoregulating, electrically shielded heater. Metcal, Hall Myers & Rose, September 22, 1987: US04695713 (215 worldwide citation)

An autoregulating, electrically shielded heater employs a laminated structure having two magnetic alloy permeable materials of widely differing Curie point temperatures and preferably of differing resistivities. A constant current supply is connected across the laminate such that current flows in th ...