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Barton L Guthrie, Eric R Cosman: Operating pointer with interactive computergraphics. Radionics, Richard J Birch, July 27, 1993: US05230623 (587 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to any operating pointer or arm apparatus whose position can be detected and read out on a computer and associated graphics display, and where the pointer can be changed from its pointer function to a "3D mouse" so as to alternately by use control the functionality of the comp ...


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George S Allen, Robert L Galloway Jr, Robert J Maciunas, Charles A Edwards II, Martin R Zink: Interactive image-guided surgical system for displaying images corresponding to the placement of a surgical tool or the like. Kenyon & Kenyon, July 27, 1993: US05230338 (416 worldwide citation)

An interactive system for guiding the use of a surgical tool uses at least one imaging technique, such as CT scanning. A mechanical arm has a fixed base at a first end and a tool holder that holds the surgical tool at a second end. A display displays one or more images from the image space of a pati ...


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David E Wachob: Selection of compressed television signals from single channel allocation based on viewer characteristics. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, July 27, 1993: US05231494 (363 worldwide citation)

A plurality of television signals are transmitted and selectively received on a single television channel allocation. Headend apparatus compresses a set of television signals, such as a main program signal and a plurality of different demographically targeted commercials. The plurality of compressed ...


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Cesar A Gonzales, Eric Viscito: Motion video compression system with adaptive bit allocation and quantization. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas P Dowd, July 27, 1993: US05231484 (335 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for implementing an encoder suitable for use with the proposed ISO/IEC MPEG standards including three cooperating components or subsystems that operate to variously adaptively pre-process the incoming digital motion video sequences, allocate bits to the pictures in ...


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Arne L Duwaer: Data processing system with a touch screen and a digitizing tablet, both integrated in an input device. U S Philips, Jack D Slobod, July 27, 1993: US05231381 (318 worldwide citation)

A data processing system includes a multipurpose data input device formed by a touch screen and a digitizing tablet integrated with one another which are activatable independently of each other by proper stimuli. The input device is integrated with a flat panel display in order to establish a visual ...


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Michael G Hluchyj, Amit Bhargave, Nanying Yin: Method for prioritizing, selectively discarding, and multiplexing differing traffic type fast packets. Codex Corporation, Darleen J Stockley, Steven G Parmelee, Charles L Warren, July 27, 1993: US05231633 (312 worldwide citation)

A queueing and dequeueing mechanism for use in an integrated fast packet network, wherein fast packets from differing traffic types are multiplexed with one another through use of a weighted round-robin bandwidth allocation mechanism (517). Fast packets within a particular traffic type are selected ...


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Peter J Klopotek: Method and apparatus for generating localized hyperthermia. Summit Technology, Thomas J Engellenner, July 27, 1993: US05230334 (286 worldwide citation)

Ultrasound generating methods and apparatus are disclosed for producing controlled, localized hyperthermia in a selected heating zone of human tissue, utilizing at least one ultrasound transducer, preferably driven by sinusoidal excitation signals in a continuous wave or quasi-continuous wave mode t ...


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Larry H Myatt, Bruce C Rhoads: Account transaction system. Sears Payment Systems, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 27, 1993: US05231569 (265 worldwide citation)

A system for performing transaction from an account such as a checking account which adds a measure of assurance of payment to the account issuer is provided. The system includes a remote transaction terminal located at the point of the transaction. The terminal reads data on a card which identifies ...


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Robert Shartle, Donald Besemer, Michael Gorin: Capillary stop-flow junction having improved stability against accidental fluid flow. Biotrack, Cooley Godward Castro Huddleson & Tatum, July 27, 1993: US05230866 (263 worldwide citation)

A capillary stop-flow junction located in a housing at an end of a capillary passageway used to transport a liquid and at the beginning of a non-capillary internal chamber in the housing, in which the stop-flow junction contains an improvement which comprises 1) means for selectively trapping a gas ...


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Siegfried Apitz: Video receiver with permanent electronic program journal. Nokia, Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, July 27, 1993: US05231493 (262 worldwide citation)

A video receiver is provided having a screen forecast journal with teletext data, collected from different broadcast stations and continuously updated with text pages at preset time intervals. The data is arranged in tables by programme identification and page identification and stored in memory dev ...