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Peter S Vogel: TV recording and viewing control system. October 12, 1993: US05253066 (742 worldwide citation)

A signal representative of a television program guide, a signal indicating which program is currently being viewed or recorded and a signal indicating the class of program being viewed or recorded are received at the point of reception of a television program signal. The program guide signal is used ...


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Alan R Tannenbaum, John M Zetts, Yu L An, Gordon W Arbeitman, Evon C Greanias, Guy F Verrier: Graphical user interface with gesture recognition in a multiapplication environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, John E Hoel, October 12, 1993: US05252951 (567 worldwide citation)

An advanced user interface for use with a computer system operating on an integrated operating environment. The integrated operating environment allows a plurality of application programs to be running simultaneously, one of which is designated the active application program to which all input data ...


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Desmond J O Farrell, Richard J Gahan: Electro-optic device with constant light transmitting area. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, October 12, 1993: US05253109 (530 worldwide citation)

An electro-optic device including first and second optically transparent elements mounted in spaced relationship to each other to define a gap and each having a front and rear surface. At least one optically transparent interlayer element is sandwiched between the first and second elements and joini ...


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Paul Yurt, H Lee Browne: Audio and video transmission and receiving system. H Lee Browne, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, October 12, 1993: US05253275 (473 worldwide citation)

A system of distributing video and/or audio information employs digital signal processing to achieve high rates of data compression. The compressed and encoded audio and/or video information is sent over standard telephone, cable or satellite broadcast channels to a receiver specified by a subscribe ...


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Steven L Weinberg: Helical nerve electrode. Cyberonics, Leitner Greene & Christensen, October 12, 1993: US05251634 (369 worldwide citation)

A nerve electrode array includes one or more spiral electrically conductive filament bands each secured within a different electrically insulative loop among a plurality of loops configured in a helical array. Each loop is severed lengthwise of the array to allow it to be spread open independently o ...


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J Milton Harris, M R Sedaghat Herati: Preparation and use of polyethylene glycol propionaldehyde. The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, October 12, 1993: US05252714 (336 worldwide citation)

A new polyethylene glycol derivative (PEG) having the property of not being destroyed by water and also being able to retain reactivity in water and selectively react with amine groups. Also provided is a process for modifying organic or polymer surfaces in water by connecting PEG derivatives to exp ...


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Ronald W Barrett, Michael C Pirrung, Lubert Stryer, Christopher P Holmes, Steven A Sundberg: Spatially-addressable immobilization of anti-ligands on surfaces. Affymax Technologies, Kevin R Kaster, Jeffrey K Weaver, Karen B Dow, October 12, 1993: US05252743 (295 worldwide citation)

Methods and compositions are described for immobilizing anti-ligands, such as antibodies or antigens, hormones or hormone receptors, oligonucleotides, and polysaccharides on surfaces of solid substrates for various uses. The methods provide surfaces covered with caged binding members which comprise ...


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Mehrdad M Moslehi: Multi-zone plasma processing method and apparatus. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Stanton C Braden, Richard L Donaldson, William E Hiller, October 12, 1993: US05252178 (290 worldwide citation)

A multi-zone multi-electrode plasma processing method for uniform plasma processing and effective in-situ fabrication reactor process chamber (10) cleaning during a plasma deposition or etch process first comprises the steps of flowing plasma deposition or etch gases into the process chamber (10) in ...


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Eduardo Leiseca, Ramon F Aguero: Computerized reservations and scheduling system. Longacre & White, October 12, 1993: US05253165 (285 worldwide citation)

A computerized reservations and scheduling system is provided which alternately allows transportation consumers to select from pre-scheduled transportation services provided by transportation providers or to negotiate and contract with transportation providers who have available unscheduled transpor ...


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Kazunari Michii: Packaged semiconductor device having tab tape and particular power distribution lead structure. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Leydig Voit & Mayer, October 12, 1993: US05252853 (275 worldwide citation)

A packaged semiconductor device having an LOC structure, a thin body, and good electrical characteristics employs a TAB tape. A semiconductor chip carries ground pads arranged in a row, power pads arranged in another row, and signal pads arranged in two rows on both sides of the rows of ground and p ...