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Boris Itkis: Concurrent game network. Yuri Itkis, Roylance Abrams Berdo & Goodman, August 15, 1989: US04856787 (1142 worldwide citation)

A distributed game network comprising a master game device and a number of slave game devices. The slave game device is capable of playing concurrently a number of menu selectable card and chance games, such as poker, bingo, blackjack, and keno. The slave game device receives commands and random dat ...


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Richard A Hillstead: Endovascular stent apparatus and method. Cordis Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co, August 15, 1989: US04856516 (962 worldwide citation)

A stent for reinforcing a vessel wall is constructed from a single elongated wire. The wire is first bent into a series of tight bends. The wire is then further bent into a sequence of loops that are connected by half hitch junctions and interconnections which are either aligned or spiral around a c ...


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Peter P Gombrich, Ronald E Zook, Max S Hendrickson: Patient identification and verification system and method. CliniCom Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, August 15, 1989: US04857716 (365 worldwide citation)

A patient identification system for relating items with patients and ensuring that an identified item corresponds to an identified patient. The patient identification system includes a computer system (42) interconnected to a plurality of remote terminals (62) by conventional telephone wiring (66,70 ...


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Jack D Brown: Hospital error avoidance system. August 15, 1989: US04857713 (365 worldwide citation)

A Hospital Error-Limiting Program (HELP) directed primarily at reduction of hospital errors in the delivery of medications, goods, services or procedures in patient treatment without a requirement to create patient labels and with the ability to verify frequency of dosage and other treatment specifi ...


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William B Barber, William H Davis, Karl Rautenkranz: Medical payment system. Medical Payment Systems Incorporated, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, August 15, 1989: US04858121 (355 worldwide citation)

A plurality of remote terminals (A) are each disposed in a physician's office and are connected by telephone lines or other electronic data communication with a central processing system (B). Each terminal includes a data entry key board (10) and a magnetic tape reader (12) for entering physician, p ...


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Hobart R Everett Jr, Gary A Gilbreath: Intelligent security assessment system. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Harvey Fendelman, Thomas G Keough, August 15, 1989: US04857912 (349 worldwide citation)

An intelligent security assessment system includes a multiplicity of sens for detecting intrusion into an area. Each of the sensors operates on a different principle to detect intrusion. For example, sound, vibration, infrared, microwave and light level sensors are used. A computing system receives ...


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Gary T Carroll: Single chip transponder device. Bi, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 15, 1989: US04857893 (335 worldwide citation)

A transponder device receives a carrier signal from an interrogator unit. This carrier signal, of frequeny F, is rectified by a rectifying circuit in order to generate operating power. Logic/timing circuits derive a clock signal and second carrier signal of frequency F/n from the received carrier si ...


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Russell J Welsh: Video monitoring system. PEAC Media Research, Faegre & Benson, August 15, 1989: US04857999 (331 worldwide citation)

A video monitoring system for identifying television broadcast program material such as commercials by extracting characters present in the closed captioned portion of the video signal at line 21, field 1 and comparing the extracted characters to stored characters and recording the occurrence of a m ...


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Kazunori Kuriyama, Yooichi Shintani, Akira Yamaoka, Tohru Shonai, Eiki Kamada, Kiyoshi Inoue: Pipelined data processor capable of decoding and executing plural instructions in parallel. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, August 15, 1989: US04858105 (324 worldwide citation)

A pipelined data processor comprises a circuit for storing two instructions in a pair of instruction registers, a circuit for detecting whether those instructions are a combination of an instruction requesting the use of an operation unit and an instruction requesting the use of another resource, an ...


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Edwin F Ullman, Pyare Khanna, Rohan Peries: Immunoassay device. Syntex, Gerald F Swiss, Theodore J Leitereg, August 15, 1989: US04857453 (278 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for conducting an assay method. The device comprises a housing, means enclosed in the housing for capturing a member of a specific binding pair in a zone and for allowing liquid to be transported by capillary action away from the zone, one or more self-contained liquid reagents ...