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David B Hames: Adsorbent neutralizer. John M Norton, Palmatier Sjoquist & Helget, December 29, 1992: US05174462 (160 worldwide citation)

An adsorbent neutralizer for absorbing, without disguising, odorous gases from soiled matter in a relatively large container having a closable opening at least the size of a hand. The adsorbent neutralizer is contained in a perforated receptacle and may be engaged relative to the container via adhes ...


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John J Wilheim: Flexible cable. Westinghouse Electric, Walter S Stevens, December 29, 1992: US05174164 (158 worldwide citation)

A flexible cable for carrying an inspection probe along the inside surface of a tube, such as a nuclear steam generator tube, to inspect the tube for anomalies and damage. The cable includes a core member having the inspection probe connected thereto and a plurality of adjacent interconnecting beads ...


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Motoharu Ueda, Yasuhiro Yamada: Compression method for interlace moving image signals. Victor Company of Japan, Jacobson Price Holman & Stern, December 29, 1992: US05175618 (156 worldwide citation)

A compression method for moving picture signals that are interlace moving pictures, when prediction coding is used as the method of compressing image signals, divides an input frame image into input field images, divides a comparison frame image into comparison field images, detects a motion vector ...


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Peter G Anick, Jeffrey D Brennan, Rex A Flynn, Bryan Alvey, David R Hanssen, Jeffrey M Robbins: Direct manipulation interface for Boolean information retrieval. Digital Equipment Corporation, Ronald E Myrick, Barry N Young, Ronald C Hudgens, December 29, 1992: US05175814 (154 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus that translates a natural language query into a Boolean expression to be used to search a database. The Boolean expression is displayed on a screen so that the user can alter the Boolean expression using a mouse or similar input device and re-execute the search. The manipulati ...


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Leighton K Chong: Automatic text translation and routing system. Trans Link International, Ostrager & Chong, December 29, 1992: US05175684 (153 worldwide citation)

A machine translation system includes an automatic routing system for automatically translating input text of a source language and sending output text of a selected target language to an addressee, in response to designations of the addressee, the target language, and/or the selected sublanguage sc ...


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Paulus J A Krimpenfort, Antonius J M Berns: Transgenic mice depleted in mature T-cells and methods for making transgenic mice. GenPharm International, Richard F Trecartin, December 29, 1992: US05175384 (150 worldwide citation)

Transgenic mice having a phenotype characterized by the substantial absence of mature T lymphocytes otherwise naturally occurring in said mice. The phenotype is conferred in the transgenic mouse by a transgene contained in at least the precursor stem cell of the T lymphocyte which is depleted. The t ...


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Paul Milgram, David Drascic, Julius J Grodski: Stereoscopic video-graphic coordinate specification system. Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada represented by the Minister of National Defence of Canada, Nixon & Vanderhye, December 29, 1992: US05175616 (142 worldwide citation)

A stereoscopic image generator for superimposing a stereographic pointer video signal onto a composite standard video signal, the genrator comprises a computer for generating the stereographic pointer video signal in response to an input signal representive of the three dimensional coordinates of a ...


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Jeffrey J Christian, Paul D Corl, Jerome Segal, Ronald G Williams, Wayne C Haase: Apparatus, system and method for measuring spatial average velocity and/or volumetric flow of blood in a vessel and screw joint for use therewith. Cardiometrics, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 29, 1992: US05174295 (140 worldwide citation)

System for measuring a characteristic of flow of liquid in a vessel of a patient comprising a transducer positioned in a vessel in a patient for supplying ultrasonic energy. The transducer produces a substantially inform beam which encompasses the vessel. The transducer receives ultrasonic energy ba ...


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Shiva P Singeetham: Metal-to-metal annulus packoff for a subsea wellhead system. FMC Corporation, December 29, 1992: US05174376 (132 worldwide citation)

An all-metal, well annulus packoff assembly for establishing a high pressure, corrosion resistant metal-to-metal seal between a wellhead housing and a casing hanger, including an annular metallic seal element having a generally upstanding U-shaped cross section that is adapted for non-rotational seq ...


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John M Fitts: High-speed 3-D surface measurement surface inspection and reverse-CAD system. Electro Optical Information Systems, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, December 29, 1992: US05175601 (130 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an apparatus and method for 3-D vision sensing or measurement to rapidly collect X-Y-Z surface data to support dimensional measurement, surface inspection and Reverse-CAD functions. The high-speed three-dimensional surface measurement system for use in determining the surfa ...