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Michael L Beigel, Nathaniel Polish, Robert E Malm: Multi-mode identification system. Avid Corporation, Robert E Malm, August 10, 1993: US05235326 (196 worldwide citation)

The multi-mode identification system is a short-range cooperative electronic identification system for use in the identification of fish, birds, animals, and inanimate objects. The system consists of readers and tags wherein a reader in the proximity of and inductively coupled to a tag may interroga ...


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Gerard Hascoet, Francois Lacoste, Muriel Cathaud, Jean Marie Jacomino, Marian Devonec, Paul Perrin: Method and apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, and in particular the prostate, using a urethral microwave-emitting probe means. Technomed International, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, August 10, 1993: US05234004 (193 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, in particular the prostate, is disclosed comprising a urethral emitting probe having a front end capable of being inserted in the urethra, provided with a microwave antenna located intermediate or in the vicinity of the front end, ...


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Gregory K Qualizza: Vehicle collision avoidance system. Charles F Meroni Jr, August 10, 1993: US05235316 (192 worldwide citation)

The collision avoidance system includes structure mountable at the side mirror position of a vehicle. The system includes a rotatable mirror and an ultrasonic transmitting and receiving unit which is adaptable to scan a predetermined area about the vehicle to detect the presence of an object and to ...


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Pierre Bonicel, Jean Pierre Heon, Christian Gautier: Device for the intelligible consultation of data relating to the fees programs of a subscription television and/or radio service. Centre National d Etudes des Telecommunications, Telediffusion de France, Locke Reynolds, August 10, 1993: US05235415 (192 worldwide citation)

A device for allowing fee paying subscribers access to television or radio programs includes a keyboard unit for requesting messages concerning the programs. Information describing the program fees and account status is contained in a subscriber held security processor such as a smart card. As a fun ...


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Masafumi Nozawa, Akinobu Shimada, Toshifumi Nishimura, Katsuharu Kakuse, Tokuhiro Tsukiyama, Kiyoshi Yata, Yasuhiro Ishii, Kazuo Takaragi, Yasushi Kuba, Fujio Fujita: File encryption method and file cryptographic system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 10, 1993: US05235641 (184 worldwide citation)

In an information processing system having an upper rank apparatus and an external storage device which performs transmission and reception of data between the storage device and the upper rank apparatus, at least one of encryption and decryption of the data by use of an algorithm controlled by a de ...


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Jon E Bengston, Gary B Larson: Method for fabricating printed circuits. MacDermid Incorprated, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 10, 1993: US05235139 (178 worldwide citation)

Conductive copper areas of printed circuits, such as through-holes, pads and lands, to which electronic components can thereafter be electrically connected by, e.g., wave soldering, are provided with a coating of nickel or cobalt, such as by electroless deposition from nickel-or cobalt-boron and nic ...


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Gerald B Anderson, James H Bamford, Timothy S Betts, Valerie M Carras, Michael C Concagh, Michael E Daley, James M Hawkins, Peter M Jakab, Lewis B Knecht, Fredric W Kratochvil, Sin Ya Liu, Thomas L Paulson, Doraiswamy Rajagopal, Manoj K Tiwari: Advanced data capture architecture data processing system and method for scanned images of document forms. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, August 10, 1993: US05235654 (173 worldwide citation)

An advanced data capture architecture is disclosed which enables the free-definition and re-definition of the format of document forms without requiring any reprogramming of the data processors which capture and use the data on the completed forms. The architecture encompasses the interactive operat ...


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Michael B O Dowd: Packet switching. Fischer & Porter Company, Ratner & Prestia, August 10, 1993: US05235595 (173 worldwide citation)

This invention is concerned with packet switching techniques, protocols, networks, and equipment for use on a local area or wide area scale. Packets which include a fixed-length data field and memory offset field are employed so that packeting, block data transfer to contiguous memory and depacketin ...


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Judy A Magruder, John R Peery, James B Eckenhoff: Delivery device with a protective sleeve. Alza Corporation, Jacqueline S Larson, Steven F Stone, Edward L Mandell, August 10, 1993: US05234693 (170 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an active agent delivery device. More particularly, the invention relates to a delivery device that includes a sleeve to protect the delivery device from transient mechanical forces. The delivery device of the invention is robust and resistant to transient mechanical forces ...


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Paul Dvorkis, David P Goren, Glenn S Spitz: Laser scanning system and scanning method for reading bar codes. Symbol Technologies, August 10, 1993: US05235167 (170 worldwide citation)

A system for reading bar code symbols or the like, including one- or two-dimensional bar code symbols having a scanner for generating a laser beam directed toward a target and producing a narrow first raster scanning pattern that enables the user to manually aim and direct the beam to the location d ...