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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Paul R Johnson, James Bero, Jeff G Carter, Anthony M Candia, George T Kieger, Ronald F Hales, Fred C Thomas III: Method of and apparatus for removing debris from the floptical medium. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Eric D Levinson, May 30, 1995: US05419733 (6 worldwide citation)

The current invention substantially removes particulate waste materials or debris from the floptical medium after laser etching. A low-temperature gas containing ice crystals is applied at a predetermined angle while the floptical medium is being rotated to improve the cleaning effect. The temperatu ...


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Bob Ware
Arthur A Chin, Roland B Saeger, James A Stoos, Robert A Ware: Process for the conversion of C5 linear olefins to tertiary alkyl ethers. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Dennis P Santini, Laurence P Hobbes, May 30, 1995: US05420360 (5 worldwide citation)

A process is disclosed for producing alkyl tertiary alkyl ether such as TAME from alkanol and hydrocarbon feedstock containing linear olefins, iso-olefins, linear alkanes and iso-alkanes such as C5 streams from FCC. The process selectively etherifies iso-olefins in a plural stage etherification zone ...


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David P Jablon, Nora E Hanley: Method and apparatus for assessing integrity of computer system software. Compaq Computer, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, May 30, 1995: US05421006 (451 worldwide citation)

A method and device for reliably assessing the integrity of a computer system's software prevents execution of corrupted programs at time of system initialization, enhancing system security. Programs and data comprising the system's trusted software, including all startup processes, are verified bef ...


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Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Methods and apparatus for advancing catheters through severely occluded body lumens. Thapliyal and Eggers Partners, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, May 30, 1995: US05419767 (362 worldwide citation)

A catheter system is provided that includes an electrode array near the distal end of the catheter. High frequency current is supplied between the electrodes of the array and a common electrode to cause heating of material lying between the electrodes. The catheter may include means for steering it ...


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Norman E Chasek: Secure, automated transaction system that supports an electronic currency operating in mixed debit & credit modes. May 30, 1995: US05420405 (298 worldwide citation)

This invention describes a combination of methods and apparatus that creates electronic money for personal transactions which integrates the functions of cash, checks and credit cards with constant surveilance against fraud. This money can also serve as an international medium-of-exchange, and suppo ...


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Andrew Longacre Jr, Robert M Hussey: Bar code scanner providing aural feedback. Welch Allyn, Harris Beach & Wilcox, May 30, 1995: US05420409 (296 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for the reading graphical indicia that are encoded in accordance with a multidimensional symbology. The indicia are repeatedly scanning a signal representative of a pattern thereof until sufficient information is recognized to assure a valid reading operation. The signal, or a ...


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Paul G Begum, Mark A Geiger: Instant electronic coupon verification system. Bielen Peterson & Lampe, May 30, 1995: US05420606 (294 worldwide citation)

An electronic paperless couponing system in which a store provides shoppers with an electronic communications device having a display screen for display of a graphic of a redemption coupon that represents a discount for an item in the store available for purchase. The communication device has a sele ...


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Berthold Hofling: Catheter for injecting a fluid or medicine. Bavaria Medizin Technologie, Klaus J Bach, May 30, 1995: US05419777 (283 worldwide citation)

An injection catheter including a catheter stem, a cathetertip, and a bundle of injection needles, wherein either the catheter tip is axially displaceable relative to the catheter shaft or the catheter tip is fixedly connected to the catheter stem and the bundle of injection needles is longitudinall ...


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Stephen M Platt: Method of remotely installing software directly from a central computer. Hewlett Packard Company, May 30, 1995: US05421009 (265 worldwide citation)

A method for remote installation of software over a computer network allows a user to interactively select each remote computer system for software installation, or to provide a file containing a list of all remote computer systems. Before attempting to install the software, the method ensures that ...


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Anthony J Wasilewski: Methods for providing conditional access information to decoders in a packet-based multiplexed communications system. Scientific Atlanta, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, May 30, 1995: US05420866 (260 worldwide citation)

In a packet-based multiplexed communications system, a method of providing different sets of conditional access information to a remote location comprises the steps of: (a) for each different set of conditional access information, inserting the set of conditional access information into a respective ...



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