Myron W Krueger, Katrin Hinrichsen, Thomas S Gionfriddo: Real time perception of and response to the actions of an unencumbered participant/user. Fred A Keire, June 27, 1989: US04843568 (702 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for using an image of the human body to control real time computer events wherein data regarding a participant are acquired through any means of imaging without marking the participant or requiring that he or she use or wear a stimulus source, sensing device or special clothing. ...

Stephen C Kenyon, Laura J Simkins, Richard L Sebastian: Broadcast information classification system and method. Broadcast Data Systems Partnership, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, June 27, 1989: US04843562 (457 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for classifying broadcast information first receives the broadcast information and processes it to provide a plurality of a low bandwidth analyzed waveforms. The analyzed waveforms are used to generate a spectragram which is then compared with a plurality of reference spectragra ...

Victor Markowicz: Hierarchical lottery network with selection from differentiated playing pools. Steele Gould & Fried, June 27, 1989: US04842278 (425 worldwide citation)

A network of individual lottery systems, for example a national network of state lotteries, each of the state lotteries operating independently using data entry and validation stations for accepting player data and having independent structure for selecting individual winners based upon coincidence ...

Harald Werenicz: Process for the permanent joining of stretchable threadlike or small ribbonlike elastic elements to a flat substrate, as well as use thereof for producing frilled sections of film or foil strip. H B Fuller Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 27, 1989: US04842666 (355 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a process for the permanent attachment or joining of threadlike or small ribbonlike elastic elements to a flat substrate by means of an adhesive that is characterized by the fact that one disposes, or fixes, in the desired position, one or several threadlike or small ribbonlik ...

Steven T Woolson: Preoperative planning of bone cuts and joint replacement using radiant energy scan imaging. Cemax, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 27, 1989: US04841975 (345 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for the preoperative planning of a total knee replacement. Guide tools having guide members which are adjustable for placement on selected positions of the femur and tibia are used for locating the position of desired bone cuts defined by a cutting guide surface existing on the ...

Timothy N Mills, Christopher P Swain: Sewing machine. Darby & Darby, June 27, 1989: US04841888 (327 worldwide citation)

A sewing machine for forming stitches in a substrate, for example, in forming stitches in tissue during surgery, comprises a needle for passing thread into the substrate from one side thereof at a first location and for withdrawing the thread from the substrate at a second location spaced from the f ...

James M Griffith, Mario Maciel, Walter L Henry, Paul J Zalesky: Ultra-thin acoustic transducer and balloon catheter using same in imaging array subassembly. Inter Therapy, Nixon & Vanderhye, June 27, 1989: US04841977 (317 worldwide citation)

An array of miniature ultrasound crystals mounted on preassembled subassembly which is, in turn, mounted on a small lumen catheter provides dimensional and other quantitative information relating to arterial wall geometry and character at disease or obstruction sites. Balloons also mounted to the ca ...

Ronald B Luther: Connector with one-way septum valve, and assembly. Willie Krawitz, June 27, 1989: US04842591 (303 worldwide citation)

A one-way septum valve in a connector device to maintain sterility is provided. The device prevents the backward flow of blood and body fluids through the connector to an injection device such as a syringe, I.V. unit, and the like.

George H Bean, Terry L Borden, Mark S Farrell, Peter H Gum, Roger E Hough, Francis E Johnson, Donald W McCauley, Mark E Rakhmilevich, John C Rathjen, Casper A Scalzi, John F Scanlon, Leslie W Wyman: Logical resource partitioning of a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Bernard M Goldman, June 27, 1989: US04843541 (299 worldwide citation)

The embodiment discloses a method and means for partitioning the resources in a data processing system into a plurality of logical partitions. Host control code may be embodied in programming, microcode, or by special hardware to enable highly efficient operation of a plurality of preferred guest pr ...

Samuel Shiber: Atherectomy device. Surgical Systems & Instruments, Samuel Shiber, June 27, 1989: US04842579 (292 worldwide citation)

An atherectomy system for cutting, ingesting and removing an obstruction from within a patient's artery, having a flexible guide-wire insertable into the artery, a flexible rotary catheter being rotatably disposed and insertable into the artery over the flexible guide-wire, a blade at a distal end o ...