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Bob Ware
Arthur A Chin, Nick A Collins, Mohsen N Harandi, Robert T Thomson, Robert A Ware: Naphtha upgrading. Mobil Oil Corporation, A J McKillop, M D Keen, May 9, 1995: US05414172 (11 worldwide citation)

A process for upgrading low octane naphthas to produce gasoline products with low levels of benzene and aromatics while retaining a high pool octane uses a paraffinic naphtha reformer feed which is dehexanized to provide a C.sub.7 + fraction which is fed to the reformer and a C.sub.6 fraction which ...


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Donald F Hooper, Matthew S Goldman, Peter C Bixby, Suban Krishnamoorthy: Segmented video on demand system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arthur W Fisher, Barry N Young, May 9, 1995: US05414455 (503 worldwide citation)

In a system for distributing videos, a plurality of videos are stored on a mass storage device. Each video includes a plurality of frames of digitized video data for play-back on a viewing device. The system includes a memory buffer for storing a segment of a selected one of the videos. The segment ...


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Georges Katsaros, David G Thomas, Richard D Allison: Device for sealing hemostatic incisions. Sherwood Medical Company, Andrew J Beck, Montgomery W Smith, Richard D Allison, May 9, 1995: US05413571 (490 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing incisions in the body of a patient wherein the device includes a bioabsorbable sealing member having an elongate shaft member and an elastomeric and flexible balloon member. The device may also include a preformed or injectable collagenous material associated therewith to hemost ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Daniel E Alesi, Keith Ratcliff, Charles R Sherts: Apparatus and method for placing stables in laparoscopic or endoscopic procedures. United States Surgical Corporation, May 9, 1995: US05413268 (429 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler for placing lateral lines of staples and making an incision, all through an endoscopic tube, includes an anvil member which is mounted to the distal end of an elongated housing. A tubular collar disposed around the arm of the anvil member is movable to a distal position to bias th ...


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Norimasa Kishi, Masayuki Takada: Vehicle navigation apparatus providing simultaneous forward and rearward views. Nissan Motor, Foley & Lardner, May 9, 1995: US05414461 (424 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for controllably supplying visual information for a viewer, an optical system including ocular glasses corresponding to right and left eyes of the driver (viewer) is provided so that images on a pair of liquid crystal televisions are introduced to the pair of ocular glasses to provid ...


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Paul E Jacobs, William R Gardner, Chong U Lee, Klein S Gilhousen, S Katherine Lam, Ming Chang Tsai: Variable rate vocoder. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Russell B Miller, Sean English, May 9, 1995: US05414796 (390 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for performing speech signal compression, by variable rate coding of frames of digitized speech samples. The level of speech activity for each frame of digitized speech samples is determined and an output data packet rate is selected from a set of rates based upon the determi ...


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Alan J Solyntjes, Robert M Eyerly: Surgical stapler with spent cartridge sensing and lockout means. United States Surgical Corporation, May 9, 1995: US05413267 (382 worldwide citation)

A stapler is disclosed that includes a mechanism for sensing whether the stapler is loaded with a fired cartridge housing and for preventing the stapler from being closed or fired when loaded with the fired cartridge. The mechanism also prevents the stapler from firing or clamping on tissue when the ...


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Paul C Hershey, Donald B Johnson, An V Le, Stephen M Matyas, John G Waclawsky, John D Wilkins: Network security system and method using a parallel finite state machine adaptive active monitor and responder. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, John E Hoel, John D Flynn, May 9, 1995: US05414833 (374 worldwide citation)

A system and method provide a security agent, consisting of a monitor and a responder, that respond to a detected security event in a data communications network, by producing and transmitting a security alert message to a network security manager. The alert is a security administration action which ...


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Barry A Spinney: Address lookup in packet data communications link, using hashing and content-addressable memory. Digital Equipment Corporation, A Sidney Johnston, David A Dagg, May 9, 1995: US05414704 (346 worldwide citation)

A way of doing source address and destination address lookups is described, as may be used in a packet data communication system. A way of searching a relatively large database is described, using a combination of programmable hash algorithms, binary search algorithms, and a small content-addressabl ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Dominick L Mastri, Richard A McGarry, Wayne P Young: Surgical fastening device. United States Surgical Corporation, May 9, 1995: US05413272 (326 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for placing fasteners and/or a reinforcement material in tissue is provided. Structure is provided for advancing the fasteners distally by an actuating handle means working in concert with a pusher means. The fasteners exit the fastener housing at an angle to the longitudinal a ...



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