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Theodore R Sarbin, Paul R Brugger, Walter H Wellman, Darryl E Kuhns: Game machine data transfer system utilizing portable data units. Bally Manufacturing Corporation, Jenner & Block, January 12, 1993: US05179517 (772 worldwide citation)

The data transfer system operates by collecting data from game machines and transferring said data to a smart card type data transfer unit containing memory, addressing, control, and protection circuitry. Depending on the level of capability desired, the card may or may not have microprocessor and e ...


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Kazuo Okada: Game machine. Kabushiki Kaisha Universal, Young & Thompson, January 12, 1993: US05178390 (481 worldwide citation)

A slot machine wherein a predetermined insurance premium value is set for example by inserting a predetermined number of coins besides a value, e.g. a number of coins, to be bet on each game prior to starting a game, thereby to start an insurance period. During the insurance period, the values havin ...


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Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Thermal dilatation catheter and method. Advanced Angioplasty Products, Townsend and Townsend, January 12, 1993: US05178620 (409 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and an apparatus for selectively heating a resistive mass which partially or fully occludes a particular tubal passage, such as a blood vessel or the urethra. As a result, the tubal passage is effectively softened or weakened, allowing the tubal passage to be more re ...


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Edward R Adams, Anton C Bastiaanse, Ricky L Berens, Howard W Fant Jr, Barry W Hutzel, William P Lantz, Craig M Miller, Troy I VanderHoof, Paul C Belding: Rearview mirror with lighting assembly. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, January 12, 1993: US05178448 (349 worldwide citation)

A rearview mirror with lighting assembly for use in a vehicle, has a molded case adapted to support lights for illuminating portions of the vehicle interior, to support electrical switches, wiring, and electrical connectors, to support optical lenses for directing light, and to support a mirror elem ...


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Gregory T Caskey, Rodney S Arendsen, Niall R Lynam: Spectrally selective mirror and method for making same. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, January 12, 1993: US05179471 (286 worldwide citation)

A spectrally selective, glare-reducing mirror for vehicles which includes a substrate having a multi-layer coating on one side. The multi-layer coating includes a thin, transparent dielectric layer, preferably of titanium dioxide at a thickness of about 600-650 angstroms, and a very thin layer of me ...


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George Baerveldt, Larry W Blake, George M Wright: Glaucoma implant. Iovision, Kobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 12, 1993: US05178604 (276 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in the treatment of glaucoma is disclosed wherein the implant comprises an elastomeric plate having a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube attached thereto. The plate is elliptical in shape and curved so as to conform to the curvature of the eye. The plate is inserted into the eye ...


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A Martin Rozmanith, Anthony I Rozmanith: Method and apparatus for storing, transmitting and retrieving graphical and tabular data. Anthony I Rozmanith, Synnestvedt & Lechner, January 12, 1993: US05179652 (275 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for rapid search and co-display of graphics and tabular data for both local and distributed computer systems. The method rapidly selects and displays related graphical and text information via a Graphical User Interface (GUI) from both a Graphical Relationship Database (GRDB) ...


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Richard Axel, Michael H Wigler, Saul J Silverstein: Processes for inserting DNA into eucaryotic cells and for producing proteinaceous materials. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, John P White, January 12, 1993: US05179017 (265 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to processes for inserting DNA into eucaryotic cells, particularly DNA which includes a gene or genes coding for desired proteinaceous materials for which no selective criteria exist. The insertion of such DNA molecules is accomplished by cotransforming eucaryotic cells ...


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Roger Phillips, Geoffery McGarraugh, Franklin A Jurik, Raymond D Underwood: Minimum procedure system for the determination of analytes. LifeScan, Paul A Coletti, January 12, 1993: US05179005 (252 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the presence of an analyte in a fluid is described along with various components of an apparatus specifically designed to carry out the method. The method involves taking a reflectance reading from one surface of an inert porous matrix impregnated with a reagent that will in ...