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Henry Von Kohorn: Product information storage, display, and coupon dispensing system. Perman & Green, September 28, 1993: US05249044 (495 worldwide citation)

A system for generating product coupons at remote locations. The system includes an apparatus for receiving and storing product information signals broadcast from a central location. The apparatus is connected to a television at the remote location and has a coupon generating unit. The coupon genera ...


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Pieter J Kerstens, Jon R Mandeville, Frederick Y Wu: Tandem linear scanning confocal imaging system with focal volumes at different heights. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, September 28, 1993: US05248876 (350 worldwide citation)

A confocal imaging system utilizes an opaque mask with a slit and a row of pinpoint sensors or utilizes an opaque mask with a skewed pattern of pinholes and an array of isolated pinpoint sensors in a matching pattern in order to obtain sufficient data to provide a complete image for imaging and/or i ...


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John G Breeding: Method and apparatus for a wagering game. Shuffle Master, Dorsey & Whitney, September 28, 1993: US05248142 (253 worldwide citation)

A method of playing a wagering game, such as pai gow poker, is provided. The method involves playing the game according to its generally accepted set of rules and procedures, to its usual wager-resolving outcome, and making an additional wager having an additional wager-resolving outcome, wherein th ...


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Christopher Chung, Eric Johansson, Carl Ritson, Paul D Mannheimer, Helen M McNamara: Sensor for intrauterine use. Nellcor Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, September 28, 1993: US05247932 (252 worldwide citation)

A sensor placement and retention mechanism for use with fetal sensor sites beyond the user's reach are disclosed. The preferred embodiment of this invention is a fetal pulse oximetry sensor having an active face through which a light source and a light detector operate. The sensor includes a handle ...


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Richard L Weir: Building structures. Donald P Gillette, September 28, 1993: US05247773 (240 worldwide citation)

A simplified building structure that can be extruded out of plastic to be used as inexpensive substitutes for walls, ceilings, roofs, posts, and other structural components. The structure includes elongated male and female means to connect two of the structural components together securely, either b ...


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Robert S Hanna, Donald F Hausman Jr, David E Houggy Jr, Donald R Mosebrook, Joel S Spira: Lighting control device. Lutron Electronics Co, Warren W Kurz, September 28, 1993: US05248919 (237 worldwide citation)

A lighting control device for controlling the state and intensity level of at least one lamp. The device includes a user-actuatable intensity selector for selecting a desired intensity level between a minimum intensity level and a maximum intensity level, a control switch for generating control sign ...


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Mark D Norwood: Diagnostic sensor clasp utilizing a slot, pivot and spring hinge mechanism. Mine Safety Appliances Company, September 28, 1993: US05247931 (236 worldwide citation)

A hinge clamp mechanism and sensor for performing pulse oximetry tests, as well as for performing other diagnostic procedures that can be conducted on a human body part, such as a finger. More particularly, the hinge clamp mechanism utilizes one or more slots, pins and springs to enclose the body pa ...


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Jaswant R Jain: Filmless digital camera with selective image compression. Dycam, E T Barrett, September 28, 1993: US05249053 (231 worldwide citation)

In a filmless digital camera, each image is individually evaluated and the compression applied in such manner as to retain maximum quality while fitting the data into the pre-assigned memory. For example, such a camera may have a stated image storage capacity for designated number of images, for exa ...


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James P Baum, John J Weidenbenner, Michael S Ameiss: Remote control console for surgical control system. American Cyanamid Company, Ronald M Nabozny, Douglas E Denninger, September 28, 1993: US05249121 (220 worldwide citation)

A remote control unit for use with an ophthalmic surgical system having a main control console with video display screen and operator interface. The remote controller is connected by an electrical umbilical cord to the main console and provides a second operator display and membrane-switch interface ...


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Joseph B Sainton: Programmable universal interface system. Spectrum Information Technologies, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, September 28, 1993: US05249218 (195 worldwide citation)

A system including a portable computer with a central processing unit and associated software, and a modem with an output jack carrying data transmit (TX), data receive (RX), tip, ring, and programmable digital input/output (DIO) lines sufficient to facilitate control of a large number of alternativ ...



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