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Yoko Hayashi: Data processing system having double supervising functions. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, September 5, 1995: US05448724 (481 worldwide citation)

In a data processing system formed of a plurality of nodes each connected to networks, each node operates either as a manager or as an agent. The manager supervises information included in the agents which are managed by the manager itself. A super manager is connected to the network for recognizing ...


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Michael N Helmus, M Joshua Tolkoff, Carol L Raleigh: Medical device polymer. Harbor Medical Devices, Fish & Richardson, September 5, 1995: US05447724 (456 worldwide citation)

A medical device and a method for its manufacture. The function of the medical device requires exposure of the device to the tissue of a patient. The device has a tissue-exposed portion constructed to release an agent that inhibits adverse reaction to the presence of the device defined by a polymeri ...


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Scott D Heimbuch, Jeffrey B Sampsell, Robert J Gove, Stephen W Marshall, Donald B Doherty, Gary L Sextro, Carl W Davis, Joseph G Egan: Method and apparatus for sequential color imaging. Texas Instruments, Julie L Reed, Richard L Donaldson, Rene E Grossman, September 5, 1995: US05448314 (395 worldwide citation)

A sequential color system is provided in which a processor (22) is coupled to a memory (24) and a receiver (27). Images are generated by shining light from a light source (28) through a color wheel (30) and onto DMD array (26). Light from the DMD array (26) is shone on screen (32). By adjusting the ...


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David W Deaton, Rodney G Gabriel: Check transaction processing, database building and marketing method and system utilizing automatic check reading. Credit Verification Corporation, Baker & Botts, September 5, 1995: US05448471 (336 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes automatic check reading techniques which enables the detection of a customer's checking account number on a check, regardless of the bank, bank branch or type of account. The customer identification code is automatically used to provide check verification as well as to ...


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Mark A Davison, William D Kelly, Rudolph H Nobis, Jerome E Reckelhoff: Endoscopic ligation and division instrument. Ethicon, Emil R Skula, September 5, 1995: US05447513 (317 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical apparatus capable of ligation and division. The apparatus has a frame and a tubular shaft attached to said frame. Also attached to the frame is a handle. The apparatus has ligating means and cutting means. Actuation means are mounted to the apparatus for actuating both the lig ...


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John R Tuttle, Rickie C Lake: Enclosed transceiver. Micron communications, William R Bachand, September 5, 1995: US05448110 (311 worldwide citation)

An enclosed transceiver includes an integrated circuit and a battery together laminated between two films. Printed conductors on each film couple operative power to the integrated circuit. Other-printed conductors form an antenna coupled to the transceiver for sending and receiving signals. In a pre ...


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Yasuyuki Sakakibara, Yasuaki Tanaka, Seiro Murakami, Kenji Nishi: Exposure method and apparatus. Nikon Corporation, Shapiro and Shapiro, September 5, 1995: US05448332 (279 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for exposing a pattern, formed on a mask, on each of a plurality of partitioned areas on a photosensitive substrate by a step-and-repeat scheme includes a projection optical system for projecting the pattern of the mask on the photosensitive substrate, a substrate stage for holding the ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite telecommunications system using network coordinating gateways operative with a terrestrial communication system. Space Systems Loral, Perman & Green, September 5, 1995: US05448623 (265 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system (10) capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user (30) includes a satellite (22) communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite (22); at least one terrestrial-based gateway (12, 14, 16, 18) having access to a database (20) of users, destinat ...


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Claude A Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Alan K Plyley: Laparoscopic surgical instrument with a mechanism for preventing its entry into the abdominal cavity once it is depleted and removed from the abdominal cavity. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, September 5, 1995: US05447265 (249 worldwide citation)

A laparoscopic stapler with a blocking body is disclosed. The blocking body allows the stapler to be inserted into the abdominal cavity through a cannula and removed therefrom until the staples are fired. When the staples are fired, the blocking body allows the stapler to be removed from the abdomin ...


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David K Peterson: Method and apparatus for discrimination of monomorphic and polymorphic arrhythmias and for treatment thereof. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, September 5, 1995: US05447519 (245 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardioverter/defibrillator system provided with method and apparatus for discrimination between monomorphic arrhythmias, e.g. ventricular tachycardia from polymorphic arrhythmias, e.g. ventricular fibrillation. A fiducial point of each successive QRS complex is detected prompting the ...



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