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Robert M Wyman: Management interface for license management system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, April 20, 1993: US05204897 (632 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer system employs a license management system to account for software product usage. A management policy having a variety of alternative styles and contexts is provided. Each licensed product upon start-up makes a call to a license server to check on whether usage is permitted, a ...


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Kenneth A Collins: Antiarrhythmia pacer using antiarrhythmia pacing and autonomic nerve stimulation therapy. Telectronics Pacing Systems, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, April 20, 1993: US05203326 (546 worldwide citation)

An antiarrhythmia pacemaker detects the occurrence of an abnormal condition of a patient's heart and, in response, delivers an antiarrhythmia therapy to the patient which includes two components, electrical stimulation of the heart and electrical stimulation of nerves or ganglia in the autonomic ner ...


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Emanuel M Sachs, John S Haggerty, Michael J Cima, Paul A Williams: Three-dimensional printing techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert F O Connell, April 20, 1993: US05204055 (523 worldwide citation)

A process for making a component by depositing a first layer of a fluent porous material, such as a powder, in a confined region and then depositing a binder material to selected regions of the layer of powder material to produce a layer of bonded powder material at the selected regions. Such steps ...


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Niles Noblitt, Kevin Stone: Suture retaining arrangement. Biomet, Barnes & Thornburg, April 20, 1993: US05203787 (518 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for attaching a suture to a bone includes a device which has an elongate body having first and second ends, a central portion, and a longitudinal axis extending through the ends. A suture is attached to the central portion of the body at a point which is offset from the longitudinal a ...


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Keith Bernstein, John A Stephens: Application independent (open) hypermedia enablement services. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, April 20, 1993: US05204947 (410 worldwide citation)

A set of hypermedia linking services enable client applications to incorporate hypermedia capabilities in an open system architecture. The users are provided with a consistent hypermedia interface completely managed by the hypermedia services and not by the client application itself. The graphical u ...


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Vincent D Stinton: Adaptable electric monitoring and identification system. B I Incorporated, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, April 20, 1993: US05204670 (384 worldwide citation)

A personnel monitoring system includes a host central processing unit, or CPU, maintained by a supervising agency that automatically, or by request, receives and interprets data from individuals being monitored. The monitored individuals may wear or carry a transmitting or transponding unit that per ...


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Thomas H Noonan, John Fisher, Barry Bryant: Autonomous lawn mower. Mobot, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, April 20, 1993: US05204814 (280 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an automatic, self propelled lawn mower that references its position within a cutting area using electronically stored path and terrain information as a primary navigation system, senses a non magnetic, non-current carrying metallic guide path as a secondary navigation system, senses un ...


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Roger W Dahl, David K Swanson, Stephen J Hahn, Douglas J Lang, John E Heil: Subcutaneous defibrillation electrodes. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen and Nikolai, April 20, 1993: US05203348 (273 worldwide citation)

Implantable electrodes for defibrillation are formed of pluralities of electrode segments. Each of the segments is relatively long and narrow. The electrode segments can be parallel and spaced apart from one another a distance at least ten times the nominal width, with one end of each segment mounte ...


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Douglas C Barlow: Computer network operating with multilevel hierarchical security with selectable common trust realms and corresponding security protocols. Digital Equipment Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 20, 1993: US05204961 (245 worldwide citation)

A computer network has a number of computers coupled thereto at distinct nodes. A trust realm table defines which computers are members of predefined trust realms. All the members of each predefined trust realm enforce a common set of security protocols for protecting the confidentiality of data. Ea ...


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Jon H Bechtel: Control system for automatic rearview mirrors. Gentex Corporation, Malcolm R McKinnon, April 20, 1993: US05204778 (232 worldwide citation)

An improved electronic control system for controlling the reflective state of automatic rearview mirrors for automative vehicles, the system including an electrochromic variable reflectance mirror element the reflectivity of which varies over a reflectance range as a function of electrical signal le ...



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