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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Medical system for reproducing a state of contact of the treatment section in the operation unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, August 23, 1994: US05339799 (641 worldwide citation)

A medical system according to the present invention comprises a medical apparatus including an operation unit manipulated by a surgeon and a treatment section formed away from the operation unit for treating a subject, a detector or a pressure sensor for detecting a state of contact between the subj ...


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Richard P Pitkin, John P Morency: Broker for computer network server selection. Digital Equipment Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 23, 1994: US05341477 (631 worldwide citation)

In a computer network, a broker mechanism allocates a plurality of servers, each having an available resource capacity, to a plurality of clients for delivering one of several services to the clients. The broker operates by monitoring a subset of all available servers capable of delivering the reque ...


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John W Stringer, Theodore S Richards: Transformation of ephemeral material. TestDrive Corporation, Michael A Glenn, August 23, 1994: US05341429 (395 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional process allows remote transformation of ephemeral materials between an original form and a denatured form without changing the content of the material from its original form and without restricting the resolution, functionality, and/or utility of the original material in the denature ...


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Kenneth Perlin, Jacob Schwartz: Fractal computer user centerface with zooming capability. New York University, August 23, 1994: US05341466 (335 worldwide citation)

A computer user interface that represents information stored in a computer as reprentation objects located on at least one reference surface is disclosed. A user can magnify or reduce the displayed information by "zooming" in or out. The magnification operation displays a smaller portion of a partic ...


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Otto S Wolfbeis, Wolfgang Trettnak: Method for the determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate and a sensor for carrying out the method. AVL Medical Instruments, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, August 23, 1994: US05340722 (334 worldwide citation)

A method for the continuous and reversible determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate such as glucose in an specimen, wherein the specimen is brought into contact with a corresponding enzyme selected from oxidases and oxygenases and to which a flavin coenzyme (FMN, FAD) is bonded, the ...


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Armin Frank, Horst Niederlein: Coin operated jukebox device using data communication network. NSM Aktiengesellschaft, Spencer Frank & Schneider, August 23, 1994: US05341350 (318 worldwide citation)

A coin-operated music playing machine or jukebox includes a coin unit, a viewing screen, an input keyboard, and at least one loudspeaker. The jukebox is connected to a central music store via a remote data transmission line, preferably an ISDN line. The jukebox has digital/analog converters and ampl ...


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Ronald C Lewen, Jonathan V Coyle, Peter P Marotta, Tauras J Liubinskas, David P Arnold, Kenneth R Byers, Anthony K Dean, Victor A Nowakowski: Communication network integrating voice data and video with distributed call processing. TriLAN Systems Corporation, Emrich & Dithmar, August 23, 1994: US05341374 (315 worldwide citation)

A token ring local area network integrates voice, data and image information over a single cable with voice packets having a higher priority than non-voice packets, and with all the voice packets having the same length and the maximum non-voice packet length being related to the voice packet length ...


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Michael Roizen, William E Turcotte II, Richard E Pfisterer: Portable medical interactive test selector having plug-in replaceable memory. Arch Development Corporation, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, August 23, 1994: US05341291 (299 worldwide citation)

An interactive medical test selector for use by a patient is about the size of a book and has a screen for displaying questions to a patient, a limited number of keys by which the patient can enter answers, and a memory device for storing the patient's answers. The test selector is battery-powered f ...


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Robert L Travis Jr, Andrew P Wilson, Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo: Methods and apparatus for providing dynamic invocation of applications in a distributed heterogeneous environment. Digital Equipment Corporation, Albert P Cefalo, Barry N Young, August 23, 1994: US05341478 (298 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus providing for the interaction of processes in an object-oriented manner by which a system manages "classes" of data instances and applications rather than managing the data itself. The names of classes may be stored in a data base which also contains other information about th ...


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Roland P Leaute: Recovery and upgrading of hydrocarbon utilizing in situ combustion and horizontal wells. Exxon Producton Research Company, August 23, 1994: US05339897 (298 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for recovering and/or upgrading hydrocarbons utilizing in situ combustion and horizontal wells. Vertical injection wells are utilized to inject an oxidant into a reservoir for in situ combustion, with the combustion gases vented through vertical wells offset from ...